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Chief Technologist Nuclear Medicine Salary

$65,357 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chief Technologist Nuclear Medicine is $65,357 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chief Technologist Nuclear Medicine is between $47,074 and $80,518. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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 Technologist Nuclear Medicine Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Job family population: 18,930

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

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Chief Technologist Nuclear Medicine Job Listings for United States

Acute Care Travel Nuclear Medicine Technologist Needed in Gig Harbor, WA
May 21
Gig Harbor, WA, USA
Preferred Healthcare Staffing
Nuclear Medicine Technologist- Acute Care Job Summary Acute Care Facilities in Gig Harbor, WA are looking for Nuclear Medicine Technologists to join their team for a 13-week travel opportunity with ...
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
May 1
Palm Springs, CA, USA
As a Nuclear Medicine Technologist you'll: * Perform high quality nuclear medicine exams on incoming patients using ADAC equipment. * Assure proper doses and radionuclides are ordered for each day.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - CH-MED-011
Apr 26
Fort Bragg, CA, USA
Cynet Health
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) Job Location: Fort Bragg, CA 95437 Job Type: Contract Job Description: * Number of openings - 1 * Performs diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures * Demonstrates ...
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
May 6
Fresno, CA, USA
Mid Valley Cardiology
Seeking a full-time Nuclear Medicine Technologist to work in a Fresno cardiology office. This is a full-time position working independently and sharing workload with another technologist. Job ...
Nuclear Medicine Tech
May 9
Lone Tree, CO, USA
All Medical Personnel
Specialty : Tech - Nuclear Medicine Locations : Lone tree, Colorado Shift : Rotational Duration : 13 weeks Start Date : ASAP Job Description * Perform cardiac and gastric nuclear medicine procedures
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