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Nuclear Plant Control Operator Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Nuclear Plant Control Operators in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $54K per year nationwide. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly all collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$25,137 - $109,666
(Median)
$25K
$54K
$110K
MEDIAN: $54,325
10%
50%
90%

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$22.85 - $45.07
(Median)
$23
$34
$45
MEDIAN: $33.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$25,137 - $109,666  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,178  
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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$38,110 - $114,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.85 - $45.07  
   
Overtime
$40.47 - $68.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,178  
   
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).
)
$38,110 - $114,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Experience Affects Nuclear Plant Control Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
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National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 87% employee benefits None: 2%
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