Average Nuclear Power Reactor Operator Salary

$66,662
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$67k
90%
$108k

The average salary for a Nuclear Power Reactor Operator is $66,662

Base Salary
$34k - $108k
Bonus
$5k - $10k
Total Pay
$46k - $125k
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What Do Nuclear Power Reactor Operators Do?

Nuclear Power Reactor Operator Tasks
  • Monitor plant parameters to ensure safe operation of reactor and turbine systems.
  • Instruct, plan, and direct the work of non-licensed operators.
  • Perform equipment switching and tagging for clearance operations.
  • Prepare clearances from drawings and prints.
  • Maintain proper lubrication of equipment.
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How do Nuclear Power Reactor Operators Rate Their Jobs?

3.6 out of 5
(10)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews
Based on 10 responses, the job of Nuclear Power Reactor Operator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.56 out of 5. On average, Nuclear Power Reactor Operators are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

What is the highest pay for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Nuclear Power Reactor Operator is $108k / year

What is the lowest pay for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Nuclear Power Reactor Operator is $34k / year

How can Nuclear Power Reactor Operators increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Nuclear Power Reactor Operator is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Nuclear Power Reactor Operator that oversees more junior Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.