Generous salaries abound for Experienced Nuclear Engineers , with average pay above six figures ($104K) per year. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$75,636 - $141,073
(Median)
$76K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $103,579
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$75,636 - $141,073  
   
Bonus
$986 - $15,456  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$77,576 - $152,195  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Skills That Affect Nuclear Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Engineering Design
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Technical Analysis
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National Average
$106,000

Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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