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Irradiated Fuel Handler Salary

$64,765 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,295

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for an Irradiated Fuel Handler is $64,765 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Irradiated Fuel Handler is between $46,714 and $79,723. 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:
  • Operates machines and equipment to package, store, and convey irradiated fuel elements in underwater storage basin of nuclear reactor plant: operates crane to pull tram cars along underwater track and position cars under discharge outlets of nuclear reactor to be loaded with irradiated fuel elements.
  • Pulls loaded tram cars from discharge outlets to mechanism that automatically tilts cars to unload irradiated elements onto underwater table.
  • Manipulates handgrips of mechanical arms to place fuel elements into baskets and operates crane to transfer baskets to prepackaging storage area.
  • Moves specified baskets from prepackaging storage area to packaging area and unloads baskets of irradiated elements onto packaging machine that automatically inserts fuel elements into canisters and secures lids on canisters.
  • Operates crane to transfer loaded canisters to two-year, underwater, storage cubicles.
  • Records number of canisters in each cubicle.
  • Operates crane to remove specified canisters from storage, transfer canisters to lead cask, raise lead shipping cask to surface, and load cask onto railroad car for shipment.
Irradiated Fuel Handler Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Nuclear Technicians

Job family population: 7,230

Estimated population of Irradiated Fuel Handler jobs: 372

Rate of error: 6.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$75,080
5 Year Change:
16 %
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The average pay for an Irradiated Fuel Handler is $64,765 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Irradiated Fuel Handler is between $46,714 and $79,723. 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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