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$89,523

Average Base Salary

$43/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,202

Average Bonus
The average operator nuclear reactor salary in United States is $89,523 or an equivalent hourly rate of $43. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,202. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$73,679

Entry Level Salary

$102,185

Senior Level Salary
An entry level operator nuclear reactor (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $73,679. On the other end, a senior level operator nuclear reactor (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $102,185.

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Job Description
Operate or control nuclear reactors. Move control rods, start and stop equipment, monitor and adjust controls, and record data in logs. Implement emergency procedures when needed. May respond to abnormalities, determine cause, and recommend corrective action.
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