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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$115,820
75th Percentile Wage
$101,700
50th Percentile Wage
$89,910
25th Percentile Wage
$78,810
10th Percentile Wage
$64,400

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 $115,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$55.68
75th Percentile Wage
$48.89
50th Percentile Wage
$43.23
25th Percentile Wage
$37.89
10th Percentile Wage
$30.96

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 $55.68. The median hourly salary is $43.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.96.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $89,910 15.25%
2013 $78,010 1.83%
2012 $76,610 -4.32%
2011 $80,070 -8.30%
2010 $87,320 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for nuclear power reactor operators in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 2.97%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.83%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Nuclear Power Reactor Operator Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

Nuclear Power Reactor Operator Salary by State

California       Illinois       Louisiana       Michigan       Mississippi       New Jersey       New York       North Carolina       Pennsylvania       South Carolina       Tennessee       Texas       Virginia