Nuclear Medicine Technologist
What is a Nuclear Medicine Technologist?
Nuclear Medicine Technologists can find work at most hospitals or research facilities, as long as you have the entry level education, an associate's degree in the field.
Nuclear Medicine Technologists should make around $70,000 anually as a new employee, but can expect a 20% salary growth for every 10 years worked.
Here are a few schools offering degrees in nuclear medicine technology:
- Indiana University of Pennsylvania
- University of Vermont (2 years)
- University of Kansas Medical Center
- Bellevue College
- University of Arkansas
- University of Alabama Birmingham
A nuclear medicine technologist spends a lot of time behind a computer screen, developing and studying images.
Here is an example of an image developed by a nuclear medicine technologist.
Nuclear medicine technologists perform MRI's which help give a more clear image of a disease in a person.