Nuclear Engineer Salary in the Industry of Engineering Services

The salary statistics and trend of nuclear engineers in the industry of engineering services are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare nuclear engineer salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,050
25th Percentile Wage
$84,700
50th Percentile Wage
$108,160
75th Percentile Wage
$133,550
90th Percentile Wage
$182,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for nuclear engineers in the industry of engineering services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) nuclear engineers is $182,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $108,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent nuclear engineers is $68,050.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nuclear engineers in the industry of Engineering Services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$108,160
-2.69% -0.33%
2016
$111,070
5.43% -
2015
$105,040
1.63% -
2014
$103,330
-6.29% -
2013
$109,830
1.19% -
2012
$108,520
- -

Table 3. Compare Nuclear Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of nuclear engineers in eight industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of nuclear engineers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$143,450
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$134,650
Testing Laboratories
$119,450
Scientific Research and Development Services
$118,270
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$118,270
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$117,160
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$109,530
Engineering Services
$108,160

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