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Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,452 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist is $70,452 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist is between $50,744 and $86,795. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of nuclear medicine technologists 078.361-018 engaged in preparing, administering, and measuring radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies: assigns workers to prepare radiopharmaceuticals, perform nuclear medicine studies, and conduct laboratory tests, and monitors activities to ensure efficiency and accuracy of procedures.
  • Writes computer protocols for diagnostic studies.
  • Develops protocols for new and revised procedures and trains department workers in overall operation of department and use of equipment.
  • Administers radiopharmaceuticals under direction of physician or other qualified medical personnel.
  • Implements and supervises radiation safety policies and procedures to ensure safety of personnel and legal requirements are met for handling and disposing of radioactive materials.
  • Assists in coordinating activities with other departments and in resolving operating problems.
  • Performs duties of nuclear medicine technologist as needed.
Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Job family population: 18,930

Estimated population of Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist jobs: 4,973

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Nuclear Medicine Tech, PRN/Registry, St Mary's Hospital Chicago
Apr 18
Chicago, United States
Presence Health
Education and/or Experience Graduate of an approved program in nuclear medicine technology 1 to 3 ... Medical Technologist, Physiology, Medical, Clinic, Rad Tech, Healthcare
Nuclear Medicine Travel Nuclear Medicine Technologist Needed in Kankakee, IL
May 13
Kankakee, IL, USA
Gifted Healthcare
Duration=85;Cert=Nuclear Medicine;Specialty=Nuclear Med;Unit=Radiology;Shift=AM 8.00 Hrs;# of ... Description=05/10/2019 1406 MDTEmily McKennanuclear Med Tech 40 hours/week. Shift is 7:30a-4pCall ...
Staff VP Technology-AIM-CIO (PS19802)
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Veterans Wanted The AIM CIO - IT Strategy & Solution Development AIM Specialty Health (AIM) is a ... With evidence-based medicine, technology, people and processes, we support clinical appropriateness ...
Radiographer-MRI, Radiology Bucktown, Full-time, Days
Apr 19
Chicago, United States
Northwestern Medicine
Licensed with Illinois Emergency Management Department of Nuclear Safety Administration. * Graduate of accredited Radiologic Technology program. * Associates or Bachelors Degree in Radiologic ...
Tech Project Manager Sr (PS21496)
May 15
Chicago, IL, USA
... medicine, and specialty pharmacy benefits. Our mission is to make healthcare services more ... Prospective clinical review of outpatient advanced imaging procedures such as CT, MRI, Nuclear ...
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