The average salary for a Nuclear Engineer is C$65,186 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$44,385 - C$111,504
C$44K
C$69K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$69,327
10%
50%
90%
C$24.57 - C$38.66
C$32
MEDIAN: C$32.50
50%
C$0C$112K
Salary C$44,385 - C$111,504
Bonus C$9,826
Profit Sharing C$2,947
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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C$42,858 - C$112,466
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data C$0C$76
Hourly Rate C$32.50
Overtime C$61.83
Annual Data C$0C$112K
Bonus C$9,826
Profit Sharing C$2,947
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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C$42,858 - C$112,466
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Nuclear Engineer

Nuclear engineers are in charge of successfully completing nuclear engineering tasks for their organization. They develop and execute complex model interactions, use innovative computational methods to predict effects, and assess risks, as well as static and dynamic events. They must have advanced knowledge of nuclear engineering principles and their proper use while following strict safety laws when dealing with dangerous substances and materials. Nuclear engineers apply nuclear reactor technologies that make processes faster, manage technical performance and constraints, monitor core application, test new nuclear methodologies, and use their expertise for process optimizations, flow, and subsequent evaluation.

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Nuclear Engineer Tasks

  • Studies release, control and utilization of nuclear energy including accidents.
  • Designs and develops equipment, instruments, and control mechanisms.
  • Performs experiments to provide information on material usage and waste disposal.
  • May monitor nuclear facilities to identify operation practices to ensure safety regulations are being followed.

Nuclear Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Nuclear Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Nuclear Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲44%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
C$74,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 12%