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Highest Paying States for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

The highest paying states for nuclear medicine technologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of nuclear medicine technologists in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $111,510, California is the highest paying state for nuclear medicine technologists. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $92,270). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of nuclear medicine technologists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$111,510
$83,640 1,590
2 New Jersey
$92,270
$70,200 580
3 Hawaii
$91,550
$70,820 60
4 District of Columbia
$91,210
$68,050 50
5 Washington
$91,120
$68,170 380
6 Rhode Island
$88,390
$66,640 50
7 Connecticut
$87,710
$65,880 160
8 Oregon
$85,880
$67,990 170
9 Nevada
$85,260
$62,440 140
10 Minnesota
$84,280
$67,430 230
11 New York
$83,000
$64,400 1,150
12 Arizona
$81,700
$67,380 280
13 Colorado
$81,100
$64,500 270
14 Massachusetts
$80,930
$56,150 680
15 Alaska
$80,530
$60,820 40
16 Delaware
$79,630
$65,240 50
17 New Hampshire
$79,330
$58,620 60
18 Maryland
$79,230
$61,630 420
19 Illinois
$78,750
$59,160 700
20 Wisconsin
$77,230
$57,930 300
21 New Mexico
$76,710
$61,630 110
22 Texas
$75,730
$56,470 1,030
23 Idaho
$75,130
$62,530 80
24 North Dakota
$74,560
$58,980 30
25 Utah
$73,550
$56,580 100
26 Missouri
$73,470
$54,190 470
27 Kansas
$73,230
$54,720 140
28 Pennsylvania
$72,890
$50,910 820
29 Wyoming
$72,800
$61,960 40
30 Montana
$72,250
$56,440 50
31 Maine
$72,170
$54,200 80
32 Georgia
$72,120
$53,510 560
33 Indiana
$71,910
$54,520 400
34 Iowa
$71,830
$53,040 170
35 Arkansas
$71,680
$55,550 170
36 Oklahoma
$71,630
$52,750 240
37 Virginia
$71,290
$52,270 650
38 Florida
$70,670
$53,080 1,730
39 Nebraska
$70,330
$54,110 130
40 Ohio
$70,090
$54,820 830
41 South Carolina
$70,030
$53,140 270
42 Michigan
$68,740
$51,980 670
43 North Carolina
$68,020
$53,520 490
44 Kentucky
$67,120
$50,490 330
45 Louisiana
$66,750
$46,450 410
46 Mississippi
$65,890
$43,320 240
47 Tennessee
$65,530
$33,490 610
48 Alabama
$61,750
$42,310 360
49 South Dakota
$60,230
$37,880 150
50 West Virginia
$58,580
$44,460 170
51 Puerto Rico
$35,370
$24,060 180
See also: Highest paying industries for nuclear medicine technologists, Top Paying Jobs in America.