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Engineer Nuclear Salary

$123,776 (USD)

Average Salary

$60/hr

Average Hourly

$4,790

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for an Engineer Nuclear is $123,776 a year and $60 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Nuclear is between $86,129 and $154,000. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineer Nuclear. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Analyzes and develops processes, instruments, and systems used to derive the benefits from nuclear energy and radiation.
  • Researches problems of nuclear energy systems; designs and develops nuclear equipment; and oversees testing, operation, and maintenance of nuclear reactors.
Engineer Nuclear Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Nuclear Engineers

Job family population: 15,980

Estimated population of Engineer Nuclear jobs: 943

Rate of error: 4.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$143,490
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Engineer Nuclear Job Listings for United States

NMC&A Engineer
Nov 13
Piketon, OH, USA
InSolves
NMC&A (Nuclear Material Control and Accountability) Engineer Location: ACO, Piketon, Ohio Status: Full-time Duration: Start date through February 2022 Position Summary: * The Nuclear Material Control ...
Central Engineering Program SME-#333190
Dec 4
Richland, WA, USA
City-State LLC
Minimum 20 years of experience in DOE Complex nuclear and non-nuclear facilities working in engineering, nuclear safety, or other technical roles. * BA/BS degree in math, physics, or engineering
Facility Engineer
Nov 1
Albuquerque, NM, USA
JGMS Inc.
Nuclear Safety and Analysis * Design and Technical Services * Quality Assurance * Construction Phase Support Services * Value Engineering * Ancillary Supplies and Services Required Knowledge, Skills ...
Nuclear Safety Basis Engineer or Analyst
Oct 9
Albuquerque, United States
Sigma Science, Inc.
The Nuclear Safety Basis Engineer or Analyst will work in Albuquerque, New Mexico or at various national laboratories to integrate safety into management and work practices at all levels, addressing ...
Nuclear Engineer 1 - Contingent position
Sep 18
Richland, United States
AECOM
The Nuclear Engineer is responsible for providing engineering guidance, analysis, studies and recommendations for a specialized segment of engineering within schedule and budget of an assigned ...

The average pay for an Engineer Nuclear is $123,776 a year and $60 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Nuclear is between $86,129 and $154,000. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineer Nuclear. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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NMC&A Engineer
Nov 13
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NMC&A (Nuclear Material Control and Accountability) Engineer Location: ACO, Piketon, Ohio Status: Full-time Duration: Start date through February 2022 Position Summary: * The Nuclear Material Control ...
Central Engineering Program SME-#333190
Dec 4
Richland, WA, USA
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Minimum 20 years of experience in DOE Complex nuclear and non-nuclear facilities working in engineering, nuclear safety, or other technical roles. * BA/BS degree in math, physics, or engineering
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