Nuclear Medicine


Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

Writing — communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Active Listening — giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Complex Problem Solving — identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

Working Condition

Telephone — how often do you have telephone conversations in this job?

Work With Work Group or Team — How important is it to work with others in a group or team in this job?

Time Pressure — How often does this job require the worker to meet strict deadlines?

Face-to-Face Discussions — how often do you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?

Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?

Education Need


Doctoral or professional degree


Some college, no degree


Associate's degree


Investigative — Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.


Recognition — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.

Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.

Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy

Information on wages

Median wages (2012)

$90.00+ hourly, $187,200+ annual

Employment (2012)

349,000 employees

Projected growth (2012-2022)

Faster than average (15% to 21%)

Projected job openings (2012-2022)


Top industries (2012)

Health Care and Social Assistance