A Senior Reactor Operator earns an average salary of $112,043 per year.

$63,339 - $124,081
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$110K
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MEDIAN: $112,043
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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
$63,339 - $124,081  
   
Bonus
$1,027 - $28,763  
Total Pay (?
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$50,254 - $144,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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
$1,027 - $28,763  
   
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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$50,254 - $144,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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

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

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Key Stats for Senior Reactor Operator

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
031
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Senior Reactor Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$117,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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