The average salary for an Entry-Level Nuclear Engineer is $71,009 per year.

$58,481 - $98,034
(Median)
$58K
$71K
$98K
MEDIAN: $71,009
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$24.47 - $52.34
(Median)
$24
$40
$52
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,481 - $98,034  
   
Bonus
$446.98 - $9,910  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $9,948  
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).
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$58,882 - $101,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 276
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.47 - $52.34  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $58.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$446.98 - $9,910  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $9,948  
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).
)
$58,882 - $101,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Skills That Affect Nuclear Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Project Management
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Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power
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National Average
$73,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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