Utah Nuclear Medicine Technician Salary - UT

Salaries for Nuclear Medicine Technologists in Utah

Utah had about 1,185,770 employed citizens in May 2009, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ recently published information. Of that number, about 120 worked in the field of nuclear medicine technology. The average national nuclear medicine technologist salary is $67,910; while the median nuclear medicine technologist salary in Utah runs almost that, at $64,560 (figures also taken from the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics). These nuclear medicine technologists make an average of $31 per hour. Nuclear medicine technologists working in Utah can expect job growth of 16% between the years 2008 and 2018, as can nuclear medicine technologists employed all across the United States.

Those living in various cities throughout Utah may make salaries that are a bit different from the average state income for nuclear medicine technologists. Differences exist due to factors such as how populated the area is, the educational background of most nuclear medicine technologists working there, as well as supply and demand of workers in the area. When you delve into the figures, you see some of the differences in wages earned by nuclear medicine technologists who work in the largest metro areas in the state of Utah, as shown in the table below (courtesy of indeed.com):

Salt Lake City:  $50,000
West Valley City:  $50,000
Provo:  $39,000
Sandy:  $49,000
Orem:  $39,000
Ogden:  $47,000
West Jordan:  $49,000

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