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Nuclear Engineer Salary

How much does a Nuclear Engineer make in the United States?
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$116,039 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$56 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$4,491 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average nuclear engineer salary in United States is $116,039 or an equivalent hourly rate of $56. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,491. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$80,745 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$144,374 (USD)

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