Nuclear Engineering: Salary, Job Description, How To Become One, and Job Types

Nuclear Design Engineering

Nuclear Design Engineer

There are various roles available from Principal to Design Engineer. in all of the Mechanical, EC&I, Analysis, Process and CS&A functions. All roles revolve around the production of designs that satisfy a technical specification. They need to be supported by providing verification and validation of these designs, participating in any radiological and conventional safety reviews and providing relevant required documentation which will be used to take the design from paper to realisation and completion.

Salary: xxxxx per year

Job Satisfaction: Very High

Transferability: Very High

Education: Degree 

Job Growth: High

Personality: xxxx

TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Average Salary
2. Starting Salary
3. Salary Rank
4. Salary Range
5. Highest Paying
6. Related Careers

Average Salary

Average Salary

$56,000 (£40,000)

Average Hourly Rate

$42.25 (£30.00)

One of the most popular questions we get from our readers here is how much do Nuclear Engineers make per year and their hourly wage.

The average is around £40,000 (typically between £30,000 and £65,000) with a top earners bringing home above £110,000 per year. 

Starting Salary

Entry Level Salary

$28,000 (£20,000)

Entry Level Hourly Rate

NA

Entry-level Nuclear Engineer with little to no experience can expect to make between $21,000 and $28,000 per year.

Just like any other job, the salary of a Nuclear Design Engineer will increase as they become more experienced.

Salary Rank

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Highest Paid

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