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Nuclear Engineer Salary Information in District of Columbia

The average annual and hourly salaries for nuclear engineers in the state of District of Columbia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nuclear engineers among District of Columbia cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nuclear Engineers in District of Columbia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$112,020
25th Percentile Wage
$127,490
50th Percentile Wage
$156,470
75th Percentile Wage
$168,710
90th Percentile Wage
$183,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nuclear engineers in District of Columbia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $183,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $156,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $112,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nuclear engineers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$156,470
-0.40% -2.77%
2014
$157,100
0.66% -
2013
$156,060
-3.04% -
2012
$160,800
- -




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