Nuclear Engineer Salary in the US

$88,540
per year
per month
$7,380
per month
per year
Bonus
$5,500/year
Bonus
$460/month

Nuclear Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Nuclear Engineer is $88,540 per year ($7,380 per month), which is $35,050 (+66%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Nuclear Engineer can expect an average starting salary of $64,360. The highest salaries can exceed $141,880.
$64,360
Low
$88,540
Average salary
$141,880
High
$5,360
Low
$7,380
Average salary
$11,820
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$78,700
$157,380
Salary$64,360 - 141,880
Bonus$0 - 15,500
Total Pay$64,360 - 157,380
$0
$6,560
$13,110
Salary$5,360 - 11,820
Bonus$0 - 1,290
Total Pay$5,360 - 13,110

Nuclear Engineer Salary Range

Low
$64,360
Average salary
$88,540
Senior
$110,760
High
$141,880
Low
$5,360
Average salary
$7,380
Senior
$9,230
High
$11,820

Nuclear Engineer - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

A Junior Nuclear Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $66,580 per year. A mid career Nuclear Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $76,300, while a Senior Nuclear Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $108,670. Nuclear Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn $123,580 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Nuclear Engineer

Late Career▲ +40%
Senior▲ +23%
Average Salary$88,540/year
Mid Career▼ -14%
Junior▼ -25%

Gender Breakdown

Female
14%
Male
86%

Nuclear Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Nuclear Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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