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Nuclear Engineer Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for nuclear engineers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nuclear engineers among Wisconsin 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 Engineers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$121,310
75th Percentile Wage
$116,560
50th Percentile Wage
$108,920
25th Percentile Wage
$101,040
10th Percentile Wage
$70,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nuclear engineers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $108,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $70,110.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$58.32
75th Percentile Wage
$56.04
50th Percentile Wage
$52.37
25th Percentile Wage
$48.58
10th Percentile Wage
$33.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nuclear engineers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.32. The median hourly salary is $52.37. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.71.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $108,920 1.94%
2013 $106,850 1.16%
2012 $105,620 -6.93%
2011 $113,490 1.05%
2010 $112,310 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for nuclear engineers in state of Wisconsin from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.16%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 1.05% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-6.93%).

Table 4. Average Nuclear Engineer Wage in Wisconsin vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Nuclear Engineers
$108,920
Engineers, All Other
$71,450
Aerospace Engineers
$102,030
Agricultural Engineers
$72,010
Biomedical Engineers
$79,100
Chemical Engineers
$70,030
Civil Engineers
$72,580

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Nuclear Engineers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of nuclear engineers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nuclear engineers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $100,070 to $110,910. The highest paying area for nuclear engineers in Wisconsin is Green Bay with a median annual salary of $110,910. The lowest paying area is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $100,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Green Bay
$110,910
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$100,070

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