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Nuclear Engineer Salaries

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461 SalariesUpdated Feb 16, 2018
Average Base Pay
$85,251/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$70K
Low
$85K
Average
$115K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,500
Range$677 - $12,950
How much does a Nuclear Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Nuclear Engineer is $85,251 in United States. Filter by location to see Nuclear Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 461 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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      High
      US Navy
      $96,184/yr
      Range: $55K - $137K
      76 salaries
      $96,184
      $55K$137K
      Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
      $68,935/yr
      Range: $57K - $99K
      18 salaries
      $68,935
      $57K$99K
      Uchicago Argonne
      $112,388/yr
      Range: $105K - $121K
      14 salaries
      $112,388
      $105K$121K
      Norfolk Naval Shipyard
      $63,747/yr
      Range: $54K - $87K
      14 salaries
      $63,747
      $54K$87K
      Huntington Ingalls Industries
      $75,725/yr
      Range: $60K - $124K
      10 salaries
      $75,725
      $60K$124K
      NextEra Energy, Inc.
      $81,359/yr
      Range: $72K - $118K
      7 salaries
      $81,359
      $72K$118K
      Duke Energy
      $75,851/yr
      Range: $69K - $89K
      6 salaries
      $75,851
      $69K$89K

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      Duke Energy
      $22/hr
      Range: $21 - $23
      6 salaries
      $22
      $21$23
      Oak Ridge National Laboratory
      $101,900/yr
      Range: $99K - $105K
      6 salaries
      $101,900
      $99K$105K
      FirstEnergy
      $65,455/yr
      Range: $62K - $74K
      6 salaries
      $65,455
      $62K$74K
      Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
      $77,886/yr
      Range: $66K - $90K
      6 salaries
      $77,886
      $66K$90K
      Bechtel
      $97,827/yr
      Range: $83K - $104K
      5 salaries
      $97,827
      $83K$104K
      Westinghouse
      $89,988/yr
      Range: $72K - $109K
      5 salaries
      $89,988
      $72K$109K
      Newport News Shipbuilding
      $68,280/yr
      Range: $60K - $90K
      5 salaries
      $68,280
      $60K$90K
      US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
      $106,081/yr
      Range: $91K - $135K
      5 salaries
      $106,081
      $91K$135K
      Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory
      $76,582/yr
      Range: $71K - $90K
      5 salaries
      $76,582
      $71K$90K
      Exelon
      $87,246/yr
      Range: $82K - $91K
      4 salaries
      $87,246
      $82K$91K
      Southern Company
      $73,377/yr
      Range: $59K - $89K
      4 salaries
      $73,377
      $59K$89K
      AREVA
      $97,508/yr
      Range: $89K - $104K
      4 salaries
      $97,508
      $89K$104K
      Naval Sea Systems Command
      $61,698/yr
      Range: $56K - $75K
      4 salaries
      $61,698
      $56K$75K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $90,000
      per year
      A Nuclear Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $90,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $72,000
      per year
      A Nuclear Engineer in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $72,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Albany, NY Area area
       
      Full-time
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $56
      hourly
      A Nuclear Engineer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $56 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $11k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $69,010
      per year
      A Nuclear Engineer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $69,010 per year
      Additional Pay
      $3k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $103,400
      per year
      A Nuclear Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $103,400 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
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