Central Maine Medical Center

Nuclear Medicine Technology Needs Survey

Summary Results

Thank you to everyone who completed this survey, valuable information on the current and future job market for prospective students was obtained.


There were 148 surveys distributed and 52 were returned resulting in a 35.1% response rate.

Current employment status:

Working as a nuclear medicine and/or PET technologist 75%, 39 out of 52

Not working as a technologist and not seeking employment as a technologist. (Working as an administrator, retired, etc.)

19.2%, 10 out of 52


Seeking employment as either a
nuclear medicine or PET technologist.


5.8%, 3 out of 52

Considering only those individuals who are currently working as a nuclear medicine or PET technologist, the response rate was as follows:

I plan to retire in:

2.6%, (1 out of 39)
10.3% (4 out of 39)
30.8% (12 out of 39)
56.4% (22 out of 39)

Facilities planning to expand:


There were 5 facilities that reported expansion in the future; 3 are planning to expand and offer PET and 2 are planning to expand and add nuclear medicine cameras.


Educational Interest


The survey responses indicated an interest in courses in CT and Multiplanar Anatomy. The College currently offers these courses which are open to Nuclear Medicine Technologists. For more information, please visit the College website, www.CMMCCollege.edu, or call Judy Ripley @ 795-5974.

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