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Highest Paying Industries for Nuclear Technicians

The top 28 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $100,740, temporary help services is the highest paying industry for nuclear technicians. It is followed by management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (average annual salary $84,520). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of nuclear technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 28 Highest Paying Industries for Nuclear Technicians

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Temporary Help Services
$100,740
50
2 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$84,520
200
3 Waste Treatment and Disposal
$83,960
n/a
4 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$78,090
n/a
5 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$76,470
130
6 Federal, State, and Local Government
$76,470
130
7 Utilities
$76,230
4,190
8 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$76,210
4,180
9 Employment Services
$76,010
110
10 Administrative and Support Services
$76,010
110
11 Federal government, including USPS
$74,930
90
12 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$74,930
90
13 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$74,840
160
14 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$71,080
760
15 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$69,670
230
16 Scientific Research and Development Services
$69,670
230
17 Testing Laboratories
$67,690
160
18 Machinery Manufacturing
$64,840
130
19 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$63,250
330
20 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$60,480
190
21 Manufacturing
$60,280
550
22 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$60,030
80
23 Educational Services - Privately owned
$60,030
80
24 Engineering Services
$59,910
170
25 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$59,000
110
26 Educational Services
$59,000
110
27 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$54,000
30
28 Educational Services - State government owned
$54,000
30
See also: Highest paying cities for nuclear technicians.