Nuclear Technicians

Nuclear technicians assist physicists, engineers, and other professionals in nuclear research and nuclear energy production. They operate special equipment and monitor the levels of radiation that are produced.

$80,370

Median US Salary

Associate's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Nuclear Technicians

Currently employed

6,850

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

1%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

0 to 999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Nuclear Technicians

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

New York $93,670

Pennsylvania $91,280

California $91,010

Illinois $90,800

North Carolina $89,540

Michigan $82,880

Texas $78,910

Tennessee $76,970

Florida $75,530

South Carolina $74,970

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Maxxing your 401k as Nuclear Technicians

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

23.6%

Per paycheck

$729.51

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $3,091.15
Pre Tax Retirement $729.51
Before Taxes $2,361.64
Taxes $708.49
Take Home $1,653.15

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