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Nuclear Medicine Technologists in North Carolina

Is North Carolina a good place for you to work as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist?

13.0% Jobs Projection
$69,060 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Nuclear Medicine Technologists in North Carolina are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Nuclear Medicine Technologists in North Carolina is growing faster than average.

  • Nuclear Medicine Technologists in North Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Nuclear Medicine Technologists Work in North Carolina?

In 2018, there were 540 Nuclear Medicine Technologists working in the state.

There were 490 Nuclear Medicine Technologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Nuclear Medicine Technologists in NC Employment Trend

The typical state has 250 Nuclear Medicine Technologists working in it, which means North Carolina has more Nuclear Medicine Technologists than average.

Nuclear Medicine Technologists in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Nuclear Medicine Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 13.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

Job Projections for Nuclear Medicine Technologists: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 610 total jobs in 2026 for Nuclear Medicine Technologists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,300 annual jobs and 22,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Nuclear Medicine Technologists Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Nuclear Medicine Technologists ranged from $53,510 to $91,570 with $69,060 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.73 to $44.03. The median hourly rate was $33.2.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $32.7 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.50.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Nuclear Medicine Technologists Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina Metros for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Nuclear Medicine Technologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 150 $72,000
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 100 $70,550
Winston-Salem, NC 70 $72,890
Raleigh, NC 70 $68,480
Fayetteville, NC 30 $62,710
Asheville, NC 30 $72,230

Top States for Nuclear Medicine Technologists Employment

View the list below to see where most Nuclear Medicine Technologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Florida 1,710 $72,120
California 1,520 $112,890
Texas 1,080 $77,050
New York 1,040 $86,990
Pennsylvania 810 $70,350
Ohio 780 $72,000
Illinois 740 $83,680
Tennessee 630 $64,690
Michigan 630 $70,630
Virginia 600 $71,710
Massachusetts 600 $83,490
Georgia 600 $74,720
New Jersey 580 $91,590
North Carolina 540 $69,060
Louisiana 480 $68,280
Missouri 470 $74,880
Alabama 420 $62,790
Indiana 420 $73,350
Maryland 390 $80,860
Wisconsin 370 $80,770

Below are the states where Nuclear Medicine Technologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $112,890
District of Columbia $94,160
Washington $92,150
Hawaii $92,090
New Jersey $91,590
Rhode Island $88,880
Connecticut $88,160
Oregon $87,540
Minnesota $87,330
New York $86,990

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Occupation NC Employment Total
Radiologic Technologists 7,440
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 2,080
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 1,120
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 930

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