Entry-Level Nuclear Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Nuclear Engineer is $68,824 per year.
Entry-Level Nuclear Engineer Total Pay (?
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$53,915 - $90,119
(Median)
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90K
MEDIAN: $68,823
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Entry-Level Nuclear Engineer Total Pay (?
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$18.49 - $51.48
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$53,915 - $90,119  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,221  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,745  
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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$53,971 - $96,752  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 514
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.49 - $51.48  
   
Overtime
$17.52 - $52.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,221  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,745  
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).
)
$53,971 - $96,752  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 514
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$70,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nuclear Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%
Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$70,000

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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%
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