Nuclear Engineer II Salary in the United States

How much does a Nuclear Engineer II make in the United States? The average Nuclear Engineer II salary in the United States is $95,689 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $84,357 and $104,898. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Nuclear Engineer II designs and initiates processes to gain benefit from nuclear energy and radiation. Conducts research into problems of nuclear energy systems. Being a Nuclear Engineer II designs and develops nuclear equipment. Monitors testing, operation, and maintenance of nuclear reactors. Additionally, Nuclear Engineer II requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Nuclear Engineer II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Nuclear Engineer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Nuclear Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Nuclear Engineer III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Master's Degree

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