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Experienced Nuclear Engineer Salary

Experienced Nuclear Engineers enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($103K) annually. Most Experienced Nuclear Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$81,899 - $144,258
MEDIAN: $102,969

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$81,899 - $144,258  
$0.00 - $15,635  
Profit Sharing
$3,052 - $12,407  
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).
$80,528 - $151,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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Skills That Affect Experienced Nuclear Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Engineering Design
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Technical Analysis

National Average

Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


9 %
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%