Nuclear Engineer Salary with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills (United States)

A Nuclear Engineer with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills earns an average salary of $82,553 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Nuclear Engineer with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills Total Pay (?
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$60,292 - $121,111
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $82,552
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Nuclear Engineer with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills Total Pay (?
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$20.27 - $113.43
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,292 - $121,111  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,530  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $12,500  
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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$61,295 - $129,845  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 275
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $113.43  
   
Overtime
$29.85 - $77.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,530  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $12,500  
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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$61,295 - $129,845  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 275
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Pay Difference By Location
Birmingham
up arrow 28%
Washington
up arrow 8%
Charlotte
up arrow 4%
National Average
$86,000
Pittsburgh
up arrow 1%
Norfolk
up arrow 6%
Atlanta
up arrow 12%
Chicago
up arrow 13%
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Experience Affects Nuclear Engineer with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$86,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%
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