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Nuclear Engineer Salary in the Industry of Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)

The salary statistics of nuclear engineers in the industry of local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) are shown in Table 1 and Table 2. In Table 3 we compare nuclear engineer salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual & Hourly Salaries of Nuclear Engineers

Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$121,750
75th Percentile Wage
$113,130
50th Percentile Wage
$100,830
25th Percentile Wage
$79,460
10th Percentile Wage
$66,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for nuclear engineers in the industry of local government, excluding schools and hospitals (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 $121,750. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $100,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent nuclear engineers is $66,390.

Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$58.53
75th Percentile Wage
$54.39
50th Percentile Wage
$48.48
25th Percentile Wage
$38.20
10th Percentile Wage
$31.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nuclear engineers in the industry of local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation). The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) nuclear engineers is $58.53. The median hourly salary is $48.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.92.

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. We note that the salary of nuclear engineers in the industry of local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) ($100,830) is in the middle range among all industries within the sector of federal, state, and local government. For salary information of nuclear engineers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$100,830
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$100,830
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$91,410
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$90,560
Federal government, including USPS
$90,310
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$90,310
State government, including schools and hospitals
$74,270
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$73,530

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