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How much does a Nuclear Security Officer make?

Updated Jul 22, 2021

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$50,352 /yr
Average Base Pay

124 salaries

$32K

Low

$50K

Average

$78K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Nuclear Security Officer is $50,352 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Nuclear Security Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 124 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Nuclear Security Officer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Security Officer$31,411 /yr
L3
Senior Security Officer$41,267 /yr
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Exelon
4

Exelon

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $19 - $45
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$19

$45

$19 - $45 Range

Entergy Nuclear
3.7

Entergy Nuclear

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $18 - $41

$18

$41

$18 - $41 Range

Duke Energy
4

Duke Energy

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $20 - $34

$20

$34

$20 - $34 Range

Southern California Edison
4.2

Southern California Edison

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $29 - $41

$29

$41

$29 - $41 Range

Omaha Public Power
4.8

Omaha Public Power

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $24 - $29

$24

$29

$24 - $29 Range

G4S Secure Solutions
3.2

G4S Secure Solutions

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $18 - $31

$18

$31

$18 - $31 Range

FirstEnergy
3.8

FirstEnergy

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $25 - $29

$25

$29

$25 - $29 Range

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Exelon Generation
3.8

Exelon Generation

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $22 - $37

$22

$37

$22 - $37 Range

TVA
3.9

TVA

Nuclear Security Officer

$41,066

 /yr
Range: $28K - $48K

$28K

$48K

$28,152 - $47,912 Range

Securitas
3.1

Securitas

Nuclear Security Officer

$61,749

 /yr
Range: $47K - $80K

$47K

$80K

$46,999 - $79,507 Range

Southern Company
4.3

Southern Company

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $23

$17

$23

$17 - $23 Range

Pacific Gas and Electric
3.8

Pacific Gas and Electric

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $21 - $37

$21

$37

$21 - $37 Range

Securitas Security Services USA
2.8

Securitas Security Services USA

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $20 - $29

$20

$29

$20 - $29 Range

Dominion Energy
4.1

Dominion Energy

Nuclear Security Officer

$49,637

 /yr
Range: $44K - $53K

$44K

$53K

$44,000 - $53,487 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Nuclear Security Officer
About 

$41K -$46K

$41K

$46K

$40,693 - $46,375 Range

Huntington Ingalls Industries
3.6

Huntington Ingalls Industries

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly
About 

$19 -$39

 hourly

$19

$39

$19 - $39 Range

NextEra Energy, Inc.
3.8

NextEra Energy, Inc.

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly
About 

$20 -$31

 hourly

$20

$31

$20 - $31 Range

G4S
3.3

G4S

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly
About 

$27 -$33

 hourly

$27

$33

$27 - $33 Range

U.S. Security Associates
2.7

U.S. Security Associates

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

Arizona Public Service Company
3.9

Arizona Public Service Company

Nuclear Security Officer - Hourly
About 

$26 -$39

 hourly

$26

$39

$26 - $39 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Nuclear Security Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Nuclear Security Officer is $50,352 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Nuclear Security Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 124 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Nuclear Security Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Nuclear Security Officer in United States is $78,049 per year.

The lowest salary for a Nuclear Security Officer in United States is $32,484 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$23
hourly
A Security Officer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$11
hourly
A Security Guard in the Rockford, IL Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
Rockford, IL Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Bouncer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$20
hourly
A Security Guard in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Security Officer in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
An Armed Security Officer in the Springfield, MA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Springfield, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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