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Reactor Operator Test & Research Salary

$80,517 (USD)

Average Salary

$39/hr

Average Hourly

$1,804

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Reactor Operator Test & Research is $80,517 a year and $39 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Reactor Operator Test & Research is between $57,420 and $99,523. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Reactor Operator Test & Research. 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 and controls operation of nuclear reactor to create fissionable materials used for research purposes, study structure of atoms, and determine properties of materials.
  • Positions fuel elements (uranium) and object to be irradiated in position in reactor core, using slave manipulators.
  • Installs instrumentation leads in core to measure operating temperature and pressure in reactor working from mockups, blueprints, and wiring and instrumentation diagrams.
  • Activates reactor and inserts object to be irradiated into rabbit (pneumatic) tube, beam hole, or irradiation tunnel according to size of object and nature of experiment.
Reactor Operator Test & Research Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Nuclear Technicians

Job family population: 7,230

Estimated population of Reactor Operator Test & Research jobs: 672

Rate of error: 6.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$93,341
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Reactor Operator Test & Research Job Listings for United States

ATR Deslonde deBoisblanc Distinguished Postdoctoral Research Associate
Nov 22
Idaho Falls, United States
Battelle Energy Alliance
... currently operating at the INL, 2) support for design and component testing associated with ... As the primary thermal test reactor for Naval Nuclear Propulsion program work related to irradiated ...
Research Assistant (Entry Level)
Nov 19
Mountain View, CA, USA
Akorbi
... tests require research assistants/operators to perform various activities such as walking along certain paths in a designated pattern with a variety of environmental conditions and potentially ...
Bioreactor Operator / Lab Technician
Nov 30
us
Synata Bio
Non-Exempt SUMMARY As a member of the R&D Operations Team, the applicant will assist in the ... ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Conduct lab-scale fermentations, including experimental set-up, reactor ...
Staff Engineer Research & Development, Life Cycle Management
Dec 4
Raynham, United States
Johnson & Johnson
Analyze test data and communicate design decisions based on test results. * Develop a high clinical ... The ability and willingness to work with cadavers and within an Operating Room (OR) setting
Building Controls Research Engineer
Nov 29
Richland, United States
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Supporting efforts to integrate diverse operating systems and control technologies into seamless ... Contributes to developing and executing experimental test plans that simulate real-world building ...

The average pay for a Reactor Operator Test & Research is $80,517 a year and $39 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Reactor Operator Test & Research is between $57,420 and $99,523. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Reactor Operator Test & Research. 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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ATR Deslonde deBoisblanc Distinguished Postdoctoral Research Associate
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... currently operating at the INL, 2) support for design and component testing associated with ... As the primary thermal test reactor for Naval Nuclear Propulsion program work related to irradiated ...
Research Assistant (Entry Level)
Nov 19
Mountain View, CA, USA
Akorbi
... tests require research assistants/operators to perform various activities such as walking along certain paths in a designated pattern with a variety of environmental conditions and potentially ...
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