Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Senior Reactor Operator make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$83,094 / yrTotal Pay
$75,339 / yrBase Pay
$7,755 / yrAdditional Pay

$83,094

 / yr
$54K$130K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Reactor Operator is $83,094 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $75,339 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $7,755 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Senior Operator

$57,102 /yr
Senior Operator
$53,138 /yr
Operator IV
$62,039 /yr
Operator V
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Top Paying Companies

For a Senior Reactor Operator in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Senior Reactor Operator in United States. Employers include STP Nuclear, Pacific Gas and Electric and Entergy.

1
STP Nuclear
$156,278/yr
5
TVA
$153,021/yr

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Senior Reactor OperatorSee 65 salaries from all locations

$148,103

 / yr

$147,321

 / yr

$126,400

 / yr

$143,482

 / yr

$153,757

 / yr

$152,049

 / yr

$154,484

 / yr

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$96,800

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$41

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$143,627

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$153,021

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$134,559

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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior Reactor Operator in United States

The top 4 paying industries for a Senior Reactor Operator in United States are Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $148,103, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $96,800, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $96,501 and Education with a median total pay of $78,710.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$148,103

    3% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$96,800

    49% Lower than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$96,501

    49% Lower than other industries

  • EducationEducation$78,710

    83% Lower than other industries

Energy, Mining & Utilities

Top paying companies in Energy, Mining & Utilities for Senior Reactor Operator are STP Nuclear, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Entergy.

STP NuclearSTP Nuclear$156,278/yr
EntergyEntergy$154,484/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Operations?

Operations roles are critical as employers navigate an increasingly global business environment. The rise of globalization and e-commerce mean supply chains and inventory management are increasingly important. The educational requirements for operations are increasing as data and technology become essential for managing complex operations. As demand for these skills and workers grows, pay should increase as well.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Senior Operator

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$35,700

/yr

$35K | $700

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Senior Wireline Operator

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$2,160,166

/hr

$22 | $2M

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Senior Cementing Operator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$26

/hr

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Senior Reactor Operator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$10,063

/hr

$63 | $10K

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Sr. Operator

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$87,000

/yr

$80K | $7K

Submitted 2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Senior Operator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

Submitted 3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Senior Reactor Operator

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$170,000

/yr

$145K | $25K

Submitted 4 days ago

10-14 years
4 days ago
Sr. Process Owner

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$185,000

/yr

$160K | $25K

Submitted 6 days ago

4-6 years
6 days ago
Senior Reactor Operator

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$161,000

/yr

$140K | $21K

Submitted 6 days ago

10-14 years
6 days ago

Senior Reactor Operator pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior Reactor Operator is $75,339 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Reactor Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 208 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Reactor Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Reactor Operator in United States is $115,682 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Reactor Operator in United States is $49,065 per year.

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