Nuclear Medicine Technologists Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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.

Average Annual Salary of Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,710
25th Percentile Wage
$63,170
50th Percentile Wage
$74,480
75th Percentile Wage
$88,730
90th Percentile Wage
$101,850

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,4801.48%5.73%
201573,3801.68%-
201472,1501.37%-
201371,1601.34%-
201270,210--

Compare Nuclear Medicine Technologists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

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
$92,190
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$84,260
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$82,150
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$80,690
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$80,090
Hospitals - State government owned
$79,880
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$74,890
Hospitals - Privately owned
$74,580
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$74,500
Offices of Physicians
$74,360
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$74,360
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$74,270
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$72,550
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$71,540
Hospitals - Local government owned
$70,500
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$70,480

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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