Nuclear Engineer Salary with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills

Pay for Nuclear Engineers with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills sits in the ballpark of $82K annually. In the world of Nuclear Engineers with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $17K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $15K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $62K and $132K. While geography and the particular employer impact pay for this group, career duration is the most influential factor. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of Nuclear Engineers with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 86 percent of Nuclear Engineers with Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power skills are male. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$61,034 - $121,560
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$61K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,823
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$22.50 - $100.00
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$61,034 - $121,560  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,384  
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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$61,868 - $131,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 355
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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 - $17,384  
   
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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$61,868 - $131,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $72K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $90K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $108K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $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
up arrow 5%

National Average
$85,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 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: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 7%
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