2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Nuclear Equipment Technicians
Nuclear Equipment Technicians operate equipment used for the release, control, or utilization of nuclear energy to assist scientists in laboratory or production activities.
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- Starting salary
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- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $53,570 to $65,650 per year or $26 to $32 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$56||$116,680|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$48||$100,260|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$40||$84,190|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$32||$65,650|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$26||$53,570|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Nuclear Equipment Operation Technician is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like CA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at CA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Nuclear Equipment Technicians are in the states of CA, MA, NY, MI and FL.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution||$90230||$43.38|
|Scientific Research and Development Services||$84390||$40.57|
|Federal Executive Branch||$79780||$38.36|
|Waste Treatment and Disposal||$76870||$36.96|
|Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services||$71810||$34.52|
|Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services||$71170||$34.22|