A Senior Reactor Operator earns an average salary of $109,761 per year.

$61,277 - $124,362
(Median)
$61K
$110K
$120K
MEDIAN: $109,760
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$14.09 - $62.63
(Median)
$14
$24
$63
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,277 - $124,362  
   
Bonus
$1,011 - $27,000  
Total Pay (?
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$49,083 - $143,724  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $62.63  
   
Overtime
$46.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,011 - $27,000  
   
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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$49,083 - $143,724  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Senior Reactor Operator

A senior reactor operator works with potentially hazardous materials within a nuclear plant. They manage activities relating to loading and mixing chemicals. Since this is a senior position, the operator may oversee the work of subordinates who carry out reactor-related activities; they may carry out some of the activities themselves when needed. Other tasks performed by senior reactor operators may include creating and teaching training materials, ensuring chemicals are mixed according to standard recipes, working with crew members to carry out tests, and ensuring reactions and machinery are working properly.

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Experience Affects Senior Reactor Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$118,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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