Nuclear Plant Control Operator Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Nuclear Plant Control Operator in United States

The average salary of a(n) Nuclear Plant Control Operator in United States is $87,587.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Nuclear Plant Control Operator in United States is $42.11.

The average bonus of a(n) Nuclear Plant Control Operator in United States is $2,155.00.

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Operates and controls nuclear reactor that produces steam for generation of electric power and regulates operation of auxiliary equipment. Makes adjustments on controls, under supervision, to start and shut down nuclear reactor and to regulate flux level, reactor period, coolant temperature, and rate of flow, control rod positions, and other control elements that affect power level within reactor, following standard instructions and prescribed practices. Dispatches orders and instructions to plant personnel to coordinate operation of such auxiliary equipment as pumps, compressors, switchgears, and water-treatment systems. May assist in preparing, transferring, loading, and unloading nuclear fuel elements. May be required to hold Nuclear Reactor Operator's license. May be required to hold Radiotelephone Operator's license. May control dual-purpose reactors that produce plutonium and steam. May control operation of auxiliary equipment, such as turbines and generators. Less

Operates and controls nuclear reactor that produces steam for generation of electric power and regulates operation of auxiliary equipment. Makes adjustments on controls, under supervision, to start and shut down nuclear reactor and to regulate flux level, reactor period, coolant... More

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