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
$54,690
25th Percentile Wage
$64,770
50th Percentile Wage
$75,720
75th Percentile Wage
$90,580
90th Percentile Wage
$103,620

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 $103,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nuclear medicine technologists is $54,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nuclear medicine technologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,720
1.64% 7.28%
2016
$74,480
1.48% -
2015
$73,380
1.68% -
2014
$72,150
1.37% -
2013
$71,160
1.34% -
2012
$70,210
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Compare Nuclear Medicine Technologists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of nuclear medicine technologists in 17 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 $97,960. The lowest paying industry is the offices of other health practitioners industry (annual salary $66,950). For detailed nuclear medicine technologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Outpatient Care Centers
$97,960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$81,510
Hospitals - State government owned
$80,860
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$78,770
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$78,590
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$76,240
Hospitals - Privately owned
$75,850
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$75,820
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$75,560
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$75,520
Offices of Physicians
$75,180
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$72,910
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$71,540
Hospitals - Local government owned
$70,880
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$70,880
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$67,400
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$66,950

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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