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Experienced Nuclear Engineer Salary

Compensation for Experienced Nuclear Engineers is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($102K). Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$80,931 - $141,915
MEDIAN: $102,106

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$80,931 - $141,915  
$0.00 - $19,168  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $12,521  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$79,833 - $149,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129

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Skills That Affect Experienced Nuclear Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Project Management
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Technical Analysis
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Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


9 %
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%