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Nuclear Engineer Salary

How much does a Nuclear Engineer make in the United States?
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$118,266 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$57 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$4,577 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average nuclear engineer salary in United States is $118,266 or an equivalent hourly rate of $57. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,577. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$82,295 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$147,144 (USD)

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