Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

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Total Workforce

29.3k

Average Age

45.5

Average Salary

$146,185

Average Male Salary

$170,594

Average Female Salary

$128,607

About

Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists was $146,185 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists by wage are Personal financial advisors, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Actuaries.

Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, and 37 more.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists and on wages and locations for those in the field. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is the industry that employs the most Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, by average wage, is Offices of physicians. Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$146,185

AVERAGE SALARY

± $20,010

In 2018, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists earned an average of $146,185, $92,297 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Personal financial advisors make somewhat more than Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists while Aircraft pilots & flight engineers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.437

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.437, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, Offices of physicians, and Other health care services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, by average wage, are Offices of physicians, Outpatient care centers, and Other health care services.

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Industries by Share

29.3k

2018 Workforce

± 4,202

This graphic shows the share of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists employed by various industries. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs the largest share of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists at  65.1%, followed by Offices of physicians with 20.3% and Other health care services with 5.62%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists in the US. The average age of male Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists in the workforce is 47.3 and of female Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists is 44.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists is White.

Gender Composition

12.3k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,719

17k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,204

58.1% of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

72.9% of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 18.7% of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists.

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Age by Gender

47.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.86

44.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.24

The median age of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists is 45.5, and Male employees are generally 3.18 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists is Health but a relatively high number of Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists hold a major in Interdisciplinary Studies.

Majors

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