How much does a Nuclear Engineer I make in the United States? The average Nuclear Engineer I salary in the United States is $76,033 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $71,544 and $87,636. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Nuclear Engineer I designs and initiates processes to gain benefit from nuclear energy and radiation. Conducts research into problems of nuclear energy systems. Being a Nuclear Engineer I designs and develops nuclear equipment. Monitors testing, operation, and maintenance of nuclear reactors. Additionally, Nuclear Engineer I may require a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Nuclear Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2018
What does a Nuclear Engineer I do?
Nuclear Engineer I in Aiken, SC
Provide technical assistance in developing and reviewing nuclear safety documents and analyses, technical safety requirements, and related technical support documentation.
November 25, 2019
Support the SRNS Nuclear & Criticality Safety Engineering organization in the development, review, and implementation of nuclear safety documentation for various facilities at the Savannah River Site.
January 12, 2020
Nuclear Engineer I in Alameda, CA
Develop reactivity feedback models for integral system simulation.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Nuclear Engineer I in the United States. The base salary for Nuclear Engineer I ranges from $71,544 to $87,636 with the average base salary of $76,033. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $72,195 to $90,244 with the average total cash compensation of $79,090.