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Nuclear Engineer Salaries

985 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$77,122 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,086
Range$644 - $12,058

How much does a Nuclear Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Nuclear Engineer is $77,122 in United States. Filter by location to see Nuclear Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 985 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Nuclear Engineer employees.

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Nuclear Engineer

US Navy

$96,550/yr

Range: $47K - $130K

89 salaries

$96,550/yr
$47K$130K

Nuclear Engineer

Huntington Ingalls Industries

$65,475/yr

Range: $63K - $99K

35 salaries

$65,475/yr
$63K$99K

Nuclear Engineer

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

$67,148/yr

Range: $60K - $92K

30 salaries

$67,148/yr
$60K$92K

Nuclear Engineer

Norfolk Naval Shipyard

$66,510/yr

Range: $57K - $79K

26 salaries

$66,510/yr
$57K$79K

Nuclear Engineer

Newport News Shipbuilding

$65,155/yr

Range: $63K - $71K

21 salaries

$65,155/yr
$63K$71K

Nuclear Engineer

Duke Energy

$76,871/yr

Range: $62K - $115K

18 salaries

$76,871/yr
$62K$115K

Nuclear Engineer

University of Chicago

$113,608/yr

Range: $104K - $129K

15 salaries

$113,608/yr
$104K$129K

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Nuclear Engineer

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

$85,985/yr

Range: $74K - $93K

10 salaries

$85,985/yr
$74K$93K

Nuclear Engineer

NextEra Energy, Inc.

$79,510/yr

Range: $69K - $124K

9 salaries

$79,510/yr
$69K$124K

Nuclear Engineer

Enercon Services

$86,143/yr

Range: $69K - $106K

9 salaries

$86,143/yr
$69K$106K

Nuclear Engineer

FirstEnergy

$68,814/yr

Range: $65K - $85K

8 salaries

$68,814/yr
$65K$85K

Nuclear Engineer

Naval Sea Systems Command

$61,612/yr

Range: $59K - $70K

8 salaries

$61,612/yr
$59K$70K

Nuclear Engineer - Monthly

US Navy

$8,084/mo

Range: $2K - $9K

7 salaries

$8,084/mo
$2K$9K

Nuclear Engineer

Westinghouse

$78,547/yr

Range: $72K - $95K

7 salaries

$78,547/yr
$72K$95K

Nuclear Engineer

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

$73,620/yr

Range: $51K - $99K

7 salaries

$73,620/yr
$51K$99K

Nuclear Engineer

AECOM

$80,482/yr

Range: $60K - $104K

6 salaries

$80,482/yr
$60K$104K

Nuclear Engineer

Bechtel

$105,091/yr

Range: $88K - $110K

6 salaries

$105,091/yr
$88K$110K

Nuclear Engineer - Hourly Intern

Duke Energy

$24/hr

Range: $22 - $25

6 salaries

$24/hr
$22$25

Nuclear Engineer

Xcel Energy

$84,956/yr

Range: $82K - $89K

6 salaries

$84,956/yr
$82K$89K

Nuclear Engineer

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$107,847/yr

Range: $104K - $108K

6 salaries

$107,847/yr
$104K$108K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent nuclear engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$83,000
per year
A Nuclear Engineer in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $83,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Hawaiian Islands Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$112,352
per year
A Nuclear Submarine Officer in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $112,352 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Hawaiian Islands Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$112,352
per year
A Nuclear Submarine Officer in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $112,352 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Hawaiian Islands Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$74,500
per year
A Nuclear Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $74,500 per year
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$129,255
per year
A Nuclear Submarine Officer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $129,255 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$92,594
per year
A Nuclear Engineer in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $92,594 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Hawaiian Islands Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$60,000
per year
A Nuclear Engineer in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$120,000
per year
A Nuclear Submarine Officer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$131,386
per year
A Nuclear Submarine Officer in the Norwich, CT Area area reported making $131,386 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Norwich, CT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$114,000
per year
A Nuclear Submarine Officer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $114,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government