Senior Reactor Operator Salary
A Senior Reactor Operator earns an average salary of $114,046 per year.
|Salary||$65,889 - $124,566|
|Bonus||$1,163 - $29,380|
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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).)
|$48,682 - $144,785|
|Hourly Rate||$14.09 - $62.63|
|Bonus||$1,163 - $29,380|
|Total Pay (||$48,682 - $144,785|
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.Read More...
Senior reactor operators also oversee regular maintenance of the machinery; all of the maintenance and activities that are performed should be documented clearly. The operator may conduct some troubleshooting, and any major issues should be referred to the maintenance department. It is important for these professionals to adhere to company policies and local and federal regulations, as well as ensure all activities under their supervision are being carried out safely. They also need to participate in regular safety training.
Usually, a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required for senior reactor operator jobs; several years of experience are needed as well since this is a senior position. This job requires some physical strength to reach areas of operation and to perform maintenance; this may include extended standing, walking, bending and stooping.
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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