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Highest Paying States for Nuclear Technicians

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $93,670, New York is the highest paying state for nuclear technicians. It is followed by Pennsylvania (average annual salary $91,280). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Nuclear Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New York
$93,670
$56,810 330
2 Pennsylvania
$91,280
$57,230 490
3 California
$91,010
$56,500 160
4 Illinois
$90,800
$52,270 810
5 North Carolina
$89,540
$53,630 320
6 Michigan
$82,880
$50,150 140
7 Texas
$78,910
$52,880 220
8 Tennessee
$76,970
$50,190 200
9 Florida
$75,530
$52,200 190
10 South Carolina
$74,970
$50,120 900
11 Connecticut
$74,230
$52,150 130
12 Mississippi
$73,930
$40,210 50
13 Idaho
$73,370
$65,240 400
14 Alabama
$70,730
$38,680 100
15 New Jersey
$69,520
$51,770 30
16 Washington
$68,580
$29,970 40
17 Ohio
$66,330
$43,550 450
18 New Mexico
$65,160
$50,450 190
19 Virginia
$60,560
$43,670 360
20 Maryland
$57,930
$41,580 80
21 Louisiana
$50,690
$39,100 270
22 Missouri
$45,150
$33,760 40

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of nuclear technicians in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for nuclear technicians, Top Paying Jobs in America.