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Nuclear Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of nuclear technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare nuclear technician salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Nuclear Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,210
25th Percentile Wage
$49,050
50th Percentile Wage
$68,360
75th Percentile Wage
$80,950
90th Percentile Wage
$100,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nuclear technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical 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 technicians is $100,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nuclear technicians is $33,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nuclear technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,360-1.11%-1.01%
201569,120-2.84%-
201471,0803.02%-
201368,930-0.17%-
201269,050--

Compare Nuclear Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of nuclear technicians in seven industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for nuclear technician occupations is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry with an annual salary $81,780. The lowest paying industry is the engineering services industry (annual salary $64,030). For detailed nuclear technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$81,780
Scientific Research and Development Services
$69,670
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$69,670
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$68,360
Testing Laboratories
$65,300
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$64,460
Engineering Services
$64,030

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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