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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

What is Nuclear Medicine Technology?

Nuclear medicine technologists operate equipment that creates images of areas of a patient’s body. They prepare radioactive drugs and administer them to patients. The radioactive drugs cause abnormal areas of the body to appear different from normal areas in the images.

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

256

Starting Salary

$61,291

Average

Median Salary

$81,489

Average

Experienced Salary

$104,514

Average

Jobs Added

-22

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

11%

Next 3 Years | National: 5%

Nuclear Medicine Technologist Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree
  • Entry Level Degree: associate's degree
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