Nuclear Engineer Salary in Palo Alto, California

To get your salary data, use the search bar below or browse by job, city, or state.
loading...

Job title is required

loading...

Job location is required.

Average Salary for Nuclear Engineer in Palo Alto, California

The average salary of a(n) Nuclear Engineer in Palo Alto, California is $135,832.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Nuclear Engineer in Palo Alto, California is $65.30.

The average bonus of a(n) Nuclear Engineer in Palo Alto, California is $5,257.00.

Job Description:

Researches and develops processes, instruments, and systems used to derive the benefits from nuclear energy and radiation. Researches problems of nuclear energy systems; designs and develops nuclear equipment; and oversees testing, operation, and maintenance of nuclear reactors. Plans and conducts nuclear research to discover facts or to test, prove, or modify known nuclear theories concerning release, control, and utilization of nuclear energy. Evaluates findings to develop new concepts of thermonuclear analysis and new uses of radioactive processes. Plans, designs, and develops nuclear equipment such as reactor cores, radiation shielding, and associated instrumentation and control mechanisms. Studies nuclear fuel cycle to define most economical uses of nuclear material and safest means of waste products disposal. Monitors nuclear tests and examines operations of facilities that process or utilize radioactive or fissionable material to ensure efficient functioning and conformance with safety specifications, regulations, and laws. Prepares technical reports, utilizing knowledge obtained during research and development activities and inspection functions. May direct operating and maintenance activities of operational nuclear facility. May specialize on nuclear fuel cycle of production, handling, use, and safe disposal of waste produced by nuclear energy. Less

Researches and develops processes, instruments, and systems used to derive the benefits from nuclear energy and radiation. Researches problems of nuclear energy systems; designs and develops nuclear equipment; and oversees testing, operation, and maintenance of nuclear reactors. Plans and conducts... More

How helpful is this page?

Are you a(n) Nuclear Engineer?

Get a more personalized salary report now. Get Report

Average Salaries for Similar Jobs in Palo Alto, California

Job Openings by Indeed job search

Results for Nuclear Engineer in Palo Alto, California

Systems Engineer Asc - Sunnyvale, CA

Lockheed Martin

Electrical engineer would be preferred. Willing and eager to work on nuclear weapons related program. Support product development efforts under the guidance of...

View job on Indeed.com

Staff Geotechnical Engineer/Geologist - San Carlos, CA

Romig Engineers, Inc.

Romig Engineers, Inc. Nuclear density gauge and NICET certification a plus. We are seeking a staff level geotechnical engineer and field geologist to join our...

View job on Indeed.com

Program Manager /Facilities Security Officer - Sunnyvale, CA

Rapiscan Laboratories

Rapiscan security and inspection devices can be found in a wide range of locations such as, airports, border crossings, railway stations, sea ports and...

View job on Indeed.com

Water Treatment Chemical - Technical Sales & Service - Milpitas, CA - Milpitas, CA

The HTW Group

Process, project, boilers, chemical, mechanical, refinery, refining, petrochemical, plastics, engineering, environmental, pumps, turbines, HRSG, power...

View job on Indeed.com

General Laborer/Technician - Sunnyvale, CA

Bayside Solutions

Nuclear Density Gauge Certification must be obtained prior to first day on the job and is mandatory. Our partner in the South Bay is looking for a General...

View job on Indeed.com

Discover How Much You
Should Be Paid

Work in Compensation or HR?    x