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Test & Research Reactor Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$86,096 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Test & Research Reactor Operator is $86,096 a year and $41 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Test & Research Reactor Operator is between $61,398 and $106,418. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Test & Research Reactor Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Test & Research Reactor Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Test Engineer
Oct 31
Hartford, CT, USA
Test Engineer • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent required from an accredited institution. Will also consider three years of progressive experience in the specialty in lieu of every year of ...
Test Lead - 18-02434
Oct 12
Berlin, CT, USA
Global Technical Talent
Test Lead needed to lead QA activities for two projects, MV90xi Upgrade for CT and Field Collection System Upgrade (FCS) for Eastern MA. Develops and executes a comprehensive System Test strategy for ...
Test Technician
Nov 12
Windsor, Connecticut, USA
The Assembly Test Technician will assist in the assembly, test and validation of production products at our Windsor, CT manufacturing site. Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Airport Lighting Products' systems ...
Staff Test Engineer (1351)
Sep 21
UTC Aerospace Systems
Staff Test Engineer Apply Now Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Req ID 73097BR Date posted 09/20/2018 City Windsor Locks State/Province Connecticut When the global aerospace community looks for ...
QA Analyst (automation)
Sep 20
Hartford, CT, USA
Collabera Inc.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities • Advancement of the overall test automation strategy for Customer Value Stream initiatives • Adoption and maturity of capabilities around the key priorities ...