How much does a Nuclear Engineer make in the United States?

255 salaries reported, updated at July 20, 2021
$89,943
per year

The average salary for a nuclear engineer is $89,943 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee discount
  • Parental leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Professional development assistance
Was the salaries overview information useful?

Where can a Nuclear Engineer earn more?

Compare salaries for Nuclear Engineers in different locations
vs

Most common benefits for Nuclear Engineers

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee discount
  • Parental leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k)
Was the benefit information useful?

Salary satisfaction

Based on 17 ratings

82% of Nuclear engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

Was this information useful?
How much should you be earning?
Get an estimated calculation of how much you should be earning and insight into your career options.
Get estimated pay range
See more details