Nuclear Technician Salary (United States)

A Nuclear Technician earns an average salary of $69,660 per year.
Nuclear Technician Total Pay (?
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$33,935 - $102,086
(Median)
34K
50K
70K
82K
100K
MEDIAN: $69,659
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Nuclear Technician Total Pay (?
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$15.92 - $42.00
(Median)
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27
36
42
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$33,935 - $102,086  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
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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$34,140 - $108,286  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.92 - $42.00  
   
Overtime
$27.35 - $64.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
   
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).
)
$34,140 - $108,286  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Job Description for Nuclear Technician

  • Test for radioactive contamination in soil, water, and other samples.
  • Instruct staff on radiation safety procedures, and maintain radiation monitoring equipment.
  • Measure levels and determine types of radiation produced by nuclear experiments and power generation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nuclear Technician

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

Experience Affects Nuclear Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$71,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

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Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 15%
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