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Highest Paying Cities for Nuclear Technicians

The top 29 highest paying cities for nuclear technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of nuclear technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $116,990, New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York is the highest paying city for nuclear technicians. It is followed by Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts (average annual salary $95,400). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of nuclear technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 29 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Nuclear Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$116,990
110
2 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$95,400
150
3 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$85,700
140
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$85,000
200
5 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$84,280
140
6 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$83,730
190
7 Memphis, Tennessee
$82,050
50
8 Wilmington, North Carolina
$81,700
190
9 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$80,570
30
10 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$76,770
n/a
11 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$76,450
30
12 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$74,730
110
13 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$74,710
170
14 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$73,580
190
15 Columbia, South Carolina
$73,460
180
16 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$73,310
390
17 Richmond, Virginia
$72,410
50
18 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$72,090
150
19 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$71,110
40
20 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$70,880
n/a
21 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$70,070
50
22 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$67,190
360
23 Knoxville, Tennessee
$66,050
100
24 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$65,490
n/a
25 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$60,930
270
26 Jackson, Mississippi
$58,950
60
27 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$51,770
60
28 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$47,830
200
29 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$46,050
n/a
See also: 💰 Highest paying industries for nuclear technicians.