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Nuclear Engineer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for nuclear engineers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nuclear engineers among New York cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nuclear Engineers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$177,000
75th Percentile Wage
$145,230
50th Percentile Wage
$114,080
25th Percentile Wage
$88,400
10th Percentile Wage
$69,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nuclear engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $177,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $114,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $69,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$85.09
75th Percentile Wage
$69.81
50th Percentile Wage
$54.85
25th Percentile Wage
$42.50
10th Percentile Wage
$33.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nuclear engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $85.09. The median hourly salary is $54.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.46.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $114,080 -2.01%
2013 $116,420 0.84%
2012 $115,450 7.26%
2011 $107,640 2.99%
2010 $104,510 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for nuclear engineers in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 9.16%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.84%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 7.26% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 2.99% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Nuclear Engineer Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Nuclear Engineers
$114,080
Engineers, All Other
$91,770
Aerospace Engineers
$110,990
Biomedical Engineers
$86,000
Chemical Engineers
$92,800
Civil Engineers
$85,110
Computer Hardware Engineers
$100,420

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Nuclear Engineers in New York Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of nuclear engineers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nuclear engineers in state of New York ranges from $110,290 to $125,470. The highest paying area for nuclear engineers in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $125,470. The lowest paying area is Albany-Schenectady-Troy with a median annual salary of $110,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$125,470
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$110,290

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