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Estimated employment20
Mean wage$34.02
Entry wage$23.65
10th percentile wage$21.95
50th percentile wage$35.26
90th percentile wage$46.57
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services2072.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services2038.28
Nuclear Medicine Technologists (29-2033)
Prepare, administer, and measure radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies utilizing a variety of radioisotope equipment. Prepare stock solutions of radioactive materials and calculate doses to be administered by radiologists. Subject patients to radiation. Execute blood volume, red cell survival, and fat absorption studies following standard laboratory techniques.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$35.26 $35.30  -$0.03
2016$34.43+2.4%$34.47 +2.4%-$0.03
2015$33.77+2.0%$33.81 +2.0%-$0.03
2014$33.14+1.9%$33.18 +1.9%-$0.03
2013$32.51+1.9%$32.55 +1.9%-$0.03
2012$31.88+2.0%$31.91 +2.0%-$0.03
2011$31.38+1.6%$31.42 +1.6%-$0.03
2010$30.83+1.8%$30.87 +1.8%-$0.03
2009$30.50+1.1%$30.54 +1.1%-$0.03
2008$29.59+3.1%$29.63 +3.1%-$0.03
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$35.26 $18.48  $16.78
2016$34.43+2.4%$17.89 +3.3%$16.55
2015$33.77+2.0%$17.51 +2.1%$16.26
2014$33.14+1.9%$17.14 +2.2%$16.00
2013$32.51+1.9%$16.79 +2.1%$15.71
2012$31.88+2.0%$16.51 +1.7%$15.37
2011$31.38+1.6%$16.25 +1.6%$15.13
2010$30.83+1.8%$15.97 +1.7%$14.86
2009$30.50+1.1%$15.76 +1.4%$14.74
2008$29.59+3.1%$15.35 +2.6%$14.24
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Norwich-New London$43.9720
New Haven$41.55 
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Norwich-New London$43.9720
New Haven$41.55 
Wages in other areas
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