Entry Level Salary for Nuclear Engineers

The average salary for an entry level Nuclear Engineer is $57,870. An experienced Nuclear Engineer makes about $107,068 per year.

Nuclear engineers research and develop the processes, instruments, and systems used to derive benefits from nuclear energy and radiation. Many of these engineers find industrial and medical uses for radioactive materials while others specialize in the development of nuclear power sources for ships or spacecraft. Find more career information.

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  • Nuclear Design Engineer - System One - Bellevue, WA

    As a Nuclear Design Engineer , you will: * Perform core design and analysis activities of advanced nuclear reactors, including calculation and optimization of fuel management, reactivity coefficients ...

  • Nuclear Shielding Engineer - System One - Bellevue, WA

    Nuclear Shielding Engineer System One is seeking to contract a highly motivated Nuclear Design and Shielding Engineer . Work with our client is dynamic and evolutionary. As such, new responsibilities ...

  • Nuclear Facilities Engineer - Sigma Science, Inc. - Albuquerque, NM

    The Nuclear Facility Systems Engineer will provide engineering support for the Combined Radiation Environments for Survivability Testing (CREST), which is a proposed project to provide an advanced ...

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