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Engineer Nuclear Fuel Research Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$128,147 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Nuclear Fuel Research is $128,147 a year and $62 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Nuclear Fuel Research is between $89,171 and $159,439. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Studies behavior of various fuels and fuel configurations in differentiated reactor environments to determine the safest and most efficient usage of nuclear fuels, applying theoretical and experiential knowledge of reactor physics and thermal and metallurgical characteristics of nuclear fuels and fuel cell claddings.
  • Analyzes available data and consults with other scientists to determine parameters of experimentation and suitability of analytical models.
  • Designs fuels behavior tests and coordinates activities of experimental research team in performance and analysis of test operations.
Engineer Nuclear Fuel Research Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Nuclear Engineers

Job family population: 16,700

Estimated population of Engineer Nuclear Fuel Research jobs: 937

Rate of error: 5.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Engineer Nuclear Fuel Research Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Learning Engineer
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
... and R&D, which gives team members a lot more freedom of direction - Have an impact on patient ... fuel the company along its digital journey - Serve as the expert for building the infrastructure ...
I&C Engineer 3 - Dresden - (217294)
Apr 25
Morris, IL, USA
Instrumentation & Controls - Centralized Design Organization (Dresden Nuclear Site - Morris IL ... research, reviews, studies and analyses in support of technical projects and programs. - Recommend ...
Computational Engineer (ME, MatSE, NucE, Phys, CSE)
Feb 25
Chicago, IL, USA
Illinois Rocstar LLC
This full time position will focus on mechanical/nuclear/materials engineering M&S in the short ... Pre-existing research reports, term papers, published articles, etc., are ideal. Requirements ...
Mar 6
Merrillville, IN, USA
Compass Group
Research and initiate orders for repair parts, working within established budget parameters ... nuclear medicine, ultrasound, CT, cath. lab., linear accelerators, etc. * Prefer certification ...
Corporate SME for Diesel Generators - Cantera, Warrenville IL (217394)
Mar 19
Warrenville, IL, USA
... engineering problem solving in support of nuclear plant operations. Responsible for technical ... research, reviews, studies and analyses in support of technical projects and programs. - Recommend ...
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