How much does a Nuclear Engineer II make in the United States? The average Nuclear Engineer II salary in the United States is $101,685 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $89,643 and $111,475. 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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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 nuclear engineering or related field. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Nuclear Engineer II occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Nuclear Engineer II typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Nuclear Engineer II: Safety Policies and Procedures, NRC Regulations, Engineering Analysis, Performance Analysis ...More

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