The salary statistics of nuclear medicine technologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare nuclear medicine technologists salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nuclear medicine technologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) nuclear medicine technologists is $101,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nuclear medicine technologists is $53,710.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nuclear medicine technologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of nuclear medicine technologists in 16 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for nuclear medicine technologists occupations is the outpatient care centers industry with an annual salary $92,190. The lowest paying industry is the general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry (annual salary $70,480). For detailed nuclear medicine technologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories|| |
|Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .