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Nuclear Engineer Salary Information in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of nuclear engineers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of nuclear engineers in Philadelphia is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Nuclear Engineers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nuclear engineers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $113,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $88,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nuclear engineers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
14.27% 15.18%
1.07% -
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Table 3. Compare Nuclear Engineer Salary in Philadelphia with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $113,410 in Philadelphia is in the middle of salary range for nuclear engineers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of nuclear engineers in Philadelphia is 1.1 percent (1.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington and 6.1 percent (6.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Pittsburgh.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary

See also: Top paying jobs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.