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Nuclear Medicine Technologists (29-2033)

Prepare, administer, and measure radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies using 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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 35 38 8.57 1 1 2
United States 19300 20600 0.0 500 600 1200
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 39.46 27.80 32.87 38.27 45.78 52.44

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.