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Reactor Operator Salary

$51,383 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$868

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Reactor Operator is $51,383 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Reactor Operator is between $37,688 and $62,832. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Reactor Operator. 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 tends equipment units or semiautomatic system that processes chemical substances into industrial or consumer products, such as detergents, emulsifiers, salts, bleaching agents, acids, and synthetic resins.
  • Dumps specified amounts of solid materials into heating vessels or blending tanks; and turns valves to feed liquid and gaseous materials through equipment units, or moves controls in specified sequence on control panel to start automatic feed.
Reactor Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 82,880

Estimated population of Reactor Operator jobs: 3,649

Rate of error: 2.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$59,567
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Reactor Operator Job Listings for United States

Senior Reactor Operator
Nov 29
Columbia, Alabama, USA
Southern Company
Description Sourcing Requisition for Senior Reactor Operator (a/k/a SNC Shift Support Supervisor) Job Posting : Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC), headquartered in Birmingham, AL, operates ...
Experimental Power Reactor Operator
Nov 12
Idaho Falls, United States
Idaho National Laboratory
Experimental Power Reactor Operator Grade: 180 Org: Advanced Test Reactor Complex Contact: (see application details) Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (ATR Site, 4x12 Schedule) Mission/Vision Statement
Driver Helper
Oct 24
Jacksonville, FL, USA
Polynt Composites USA, Inc
Retrieve materials and charge reactor solids as directed by reactor operator list. * Required to know how to print labels and print them as required. * Required to follow all safety procedures ...
Manufacturing Production Operator
Oct 9
Dayton, TN, USA
Customer Driven Staffing
Operators are responsible for all chemical charging, reactor set up, mixing, synthesis, monitoring, processing, and packaging operations within the production area. Operators will be trained. Basic ...
Production Operator
Dec 5
Biddeford, ME, USA
Adecco
As a Production Operator, you will operate production machines, ensure the manufacturing lines have enough product to continue running, complete job quality and production reporting, and ensure ...

The average pay for a Reactor Operator is $51,383 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Reactor Operator is between $37,688 and $62,832. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Reactor Operator. 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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Senior Reactor Operator
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Description Sourcing Requisition for Senior Reactor Operator (a/k/a SNC Shift Support Supervisor) Job Posting : Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC), headquartered in Birmingham, AL, operates ...
Experimental Power Reactor Operator
Nov 12
Idaho Falls, United States
Idaho National Laboratory
Experimental Power Reactor Operator Grade: 180 Org: Advanced Test Reactor Complex Contact: (see application details) Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (ATR Site, 4x12 Schedule) Mission/Vision Statement
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