How much does a Nuclear Engineer III make in the United States? The average Nuclear Engineer III salary in the United States is $113,028 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $100,184 and $124,992. 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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Nuclear Engineer III designs and initiates processes to gain benefit from nuclear energy and radiation. Conducts research into problems of nuclear energy systems. Being a Nuclear Engineer III designs and develops nuclear equipment. Monitors testing, operation, and maintenance of nuclear reactors. Additionally, Nuclear Engineer III requires a master's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a manager. The Nuclear Engineer III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Nuclear Engineer III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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