Average Nuclear Technician Hourly Pay

$26.62
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$5,087
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The average hourly pay for a Nuclear Technician is $26.62.
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$19.19
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$26.62
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$46.50
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MEDIAN $26.62
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Hourly Rate
$19 - $47
Bonus
$1,842 - $11,960
Total Pay
$41,202 - $116,698

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Job Description for Nuclear Technician

Nuclear Technician Tasks
  • Measure levels and determine types of radiation produced by nuclear experiments and power generation.
  • Instruct staff on radiation safety procedures, and maintain radiation monitoring equipment.
  • Test for radioactive contamination in soil, water, and other samples.

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Popular Skills for Nuclear Technician

Skills in Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power, Plant Maintenance and Technical Specification are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Nuclear Technician

An early career Nuclear Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.40 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Nuclear Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.07 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Nuclear Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.80 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $42.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 77 survey responses.
Early Career
39.0%
Mid Career
36.4%
Experienced
14.3%
Late Career
10.4%