Nuclear Plant Control Operator Salary

Male Nuclear Plant Control Operators number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $57K annually in the United States. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of Nuclear Plant Control Operators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,923 - $115,285
(Median)
$25K
$57K
$120K
MEDIAN: $57,391
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50%
90%

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$22.30 - $45.89
(Median)
$22
$34
$46
MEDIAN: $33.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$24,923 - $115,285  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,396  
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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$37,573 - $122,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.30 - $45.89  
   
Overtime
$40.18 - $69.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,396  
   
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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$37,573 - $122,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Experience Affects Nuclear Plant Control Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 2%
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