Nuclear Power Reactor Operator Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for nuclear power reactor operators in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nuclear power reactor operators amongst New York metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nuclear Power Reactor Operators in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$81,210
25th Percentile Wage
$89,820
50th Percentile Wage
$103,470
75th Percentile Wage
$120,530
90th Percentile Wage
$133,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nuclear power reactor operators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $81,210.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.04
25th Percentile Wage
$43.18
50th Percentile Wage
$49.75
75th Percentile Wage
$57.95
90th Percentile Wage
$64.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nuclear power reactor operators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $64.03. The median hourly salary is $49.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.04.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nuclear power reactor operators from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015103,47013.11%25.96%
201489,91013.24%-
201378,0101.79%-
201276,610--


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