Senior Reactor Operator Salary

A Senior Reactor Operator earns an average salary of $114,046 per year.

$65,889 - $124,566
$66K
$110K
$120K
MEDIAN: $113,149
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$14.09 - $62.63
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$63
MEDIAN: $23.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,889 - $124,566  
   
Bonus
$1,163 - $29,380  
Total Pay (?
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$48,682 - $144,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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
$1,163 - $29,380  
   
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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$48,682 - $144,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | 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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Reactor Operator

Pay by Experience for a Senior Reactor Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Reactor Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Reactor Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Senior Reactor Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 27 salaries. A Senior Reactor Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $136,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Senior Reactor Operator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Senior Reactor Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$119,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 6%
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