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Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Use a scanner to create images of various areas of a patient's body.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$51.52 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  7.8%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Gather medical information from patient histories.
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Job Title Examples:

Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT)
Radiation Safety Officer
Supervisor Nuclear Medicine

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