How much does a Nuclear Engineer II make in the United States? The average Nuclear Engineer II salary in the United States is $99,674 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $87,867 and $109,274. 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. 

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25% $87,867 10% $77,118 90% $118,015 75% $109,274 $99,674 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Nuclear Engineer II

Nuclear Engineer II designs and initiates processes to gain benefit from nuclear energy and radiation. Conducts research into problems of nuclear energy systems. Being a Nuclear Engineer II designs and develops nuclear equipment. Monitors testing, operation, and maintenance of nuclear reactors. Additionally, Nuclear Engineer II requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Nuclear Engineer II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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