Reactor Operator Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Reactor Operators earn an average of $34.00 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,453 - $114,426
$39K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,668
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50%
90%

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$14.59 - $49.91
$15
$34
$50
MEDIAN: $34.00
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50%
90%

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$0$125K
Salary $39,453 - $114,426
Bonus $0.00 - $15,260
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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$35,965 - $125,003
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $14.59 - $49.91
Overtime $1.57 - $74.97
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,260
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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$35,965 - $125,003
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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United States (change)

Job Description for Reactor Operator

  • 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.

Reactor Operator Job Listings

Key Stats for Reactor Operator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Reactor Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲46%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None:
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