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Nuclear Engineer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$98,665/yr
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$82K
Low
$99K
Average
$129K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,135
Range$727 - $14,329
How much does a Nuclear Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Nuclear Engineer is $98,665 in United States. Filter by location to see Nuclear Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 400 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Nuclear Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      US Navy
      $91,883/yr
      Range: $55K - $137K
      79 salaries
      $91,883/yr
      $55K$137K
      Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
      $62,000/yr
      Range: $58K - $88K
      21 salaries
      $62,000/yr
      $58K$88K
      Norfolk Naval Shipyard
      $61,322/yr
      Range: $54K - $87K
      16 salaries
      $61,322/yr
      $54K$87K
      Uchicago Argonne
      $113,145/yr
      Range: $105K - $121K
      14 salaries
      $113,145/yr
      $105K$121K
      Huntington Ingalls Industries
      $65,000/yr
      Range: $60K - $124K
      11 salaries
      $65,000/yr
      $60K$124K
      NextEra Energy, Inc.
      $74,159/yr
      Range: $68K - $118K
      8 salaries
      $74,159/yr
      $68K$118K
      Newport News Shipbuilding
      $64,000/yr
      Range: $60K - $90K
      7 salaries
      $64,000/yr
      $60K$90K

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      Naval Sea Systems Command
      $60,000/yr
      Range: $56K - $75K
      7 salaries
      $60,000/yr
      $56K$75K
      Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
      $77,278/yr
      Range: $66K - $90K
      7 salaries
      $77,278/yr
      $66K$90K
      Duke Energy
      $72,000/yr
      Range: $69K - $89K
      6 salaries
      $72,000/yr
      $69K$89K
      Duke Energy
      $23/hr
      Range: $21 - $23
      6 salaries
      $23/hr
      $21$23
      Oak Ridge National Laboratory
      $102,468/yr
      Range: $99K - $105K
      6 salaries
      $102,468/yr
      $99K$105K
      FirstEnergy
      $64,117/yr
      Range: $62K - $74K
      6 salaries
      $64,117/yr
      $62K$74K
      Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory
      $74,700/yr
      Range: $71K - $90K
      6 salaries
      $74,700/yr
      $71K$90K
      Bechtel
      $100,269/yr
      Range: $83K - $104K
      5 salaries
      $100,269/yr
      $83K$104K
      Westinghouse
      $89,422/yr
      Range: $72K - $109K
      5 salaries
      $89,422/yr
      $72K$109K
      US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
      $103,184/yr
      Range: $91K - $135K
      5 salaries
      $103,184/yr
      $91K$135K
      US Navy
      $7,737/mo
      Range: $4K - $8K
      4 salaries
      $7,737/mo
      $4K$8K
      Exelon
      $88,000/yr
      Range: $82K - $91K
      4 salaries
      $88,000/yr
      $82K$91K
      Southern Company
      $72,742/yr
      Range: $59K - $89K
      4 salaries
      $72,742/yr
      $59K$89K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $75,000
      per year
      A Nuclear Engineer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $75,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $82,000
      per year
      A Nuclear Engineer in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $82,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Hawaiian Islands Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $97,000
      per year
      A Nuclear Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $97,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $61,000
      per year
      A Nuclear Engineer in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $61,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $5k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      Norfolk, VA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $33
      hourly
      A Nuclear Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $33 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
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