Nuclear Engineer Salary with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills

For Nuclear Engineers with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills, annual average wages total $82K per year. Cash earnings for Nuclear Engineers with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills — which occasionally include more than $17K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $62K to approximately $132K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career duration, followed by the particular city and the individual firm. Work is enjoyable for Nuclear Engineers with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Men account for the majority of Nuclear Engineers with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$60,786 - $121,560

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$22.50 - $100.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,786 - $121,560  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,451  
Profit Sharing
$1,163 - $15,456  
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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$61,524 - $132,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 355
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$22.50 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$25.53 - $80.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,451  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,163 - $15,456  
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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$61,524 - $132,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Although Duke Energy Corp leads the field in pay with a median salary of $87K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $70K on the low end all the way up to $167K at the top.

Pay by Experience Level for Nuclear Engineer with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Nuclear Engineers with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $71K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $90K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $109K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $120K.

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Experience Affects Nuclear Engineer with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$85,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%
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