How much does a PET Technologist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a PET Technologist in the United States is $42 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $36 and $49. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
Responsible for operating Positron Emission Tomography equipment to produce images and measure concentrations of Radioactive Isotopes in specific body areas and body products to obtain information for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illnesses. Requires registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.) or The Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (N.M.T.C.B.). May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)
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