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Nuclear Engineer Salary in the Industry of Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)

The salary statistics and trend of nuclear engineers in the industry of federal executive branch (oes designation) are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare nuclear engineer salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,560
25th Percentile Wage
$72,160
50th Percentile Wage
$93,510
75th Percentile Wage
$108,110
90th Percentile Wage
$124,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for nuclear engineers in the industry of federal executive branch (oes designation). 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 $124,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $93,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent nuclear engineers is $60,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nuclear engineers in the industry of Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$93,510
1.27% 3.42%
2016
$92,320
0.31% -
2015
$92,030
0.64% -
2014
$91,440
1.24% -
2013
$90,310
0.00% -
2012
$90,310
- -

Table 3. Compare Nuclear Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of nuclear engineers in eight industries within the federal, state, and local government 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
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$107,970
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$107,760
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$93,820
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$93,760
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$93,510
Federal government, including USPS
$93,510
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$78,930
State government, including schools and hospitals
$63,380

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