Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Code: 29-2033.00

Also known as: Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT), Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist (Lead Nuc Med Tech), Nuclear Cardiology Technologist, Nuclear Medicine PET-CT Technologist (Nuclear Medicine Positron Emission Tomography - Computed Tomography Technologist), Nuclear Medicine Technologist (Nuclear Med Tech), Radiation Safety Officer, Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Staff Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Description: When doctors order radioactive imaging of a patient's internal organs, they turn to Nuclear Medicine Technologists to administer radioactive drugs and scan a patient's body for abnormalities.Nuclear Medicine Technologists typically have an Associate's or Bachelor's degree. Some states require Technologists to obtain a license.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Typical wages

10% $57,830
25% $68,370
Median $79,590
75% $95,230
90% $109,070
10% $27.8
25% $32.87
Median $38.27
75% $45.78
90% $52.44

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 1,000