Nuclear Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Nuclear Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,520
25th Percentile Wage
$42,450
50th Percentile Wage
$52,910
75th Percentile Wage
$62,480
90th Percentile Wage
$82,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nuclear technicians in the industry sector of educational 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 $82,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nuclear technicians is $34,520.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,910-14.93%-15.72%
201560,8102.98%-
201459,000-9.46%-
201364,5805.19%-
201261,230--

Compare Nuclear Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of nuclear technicians in four industries in the educational 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 educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $55,310. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools industry (annual salary $52,910). For detailed nuclear technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$55,310
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$55,310
Educational Services
$52,910
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$52,910

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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