Nuclear Plant Operator Salary

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The average yearly salary for Nuclear Plant Operator is $53,550. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Nuclear Plant Operator, you could expect a starting pay rate of $44,100 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $63,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Nuclear Plant Operator Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Nuclear Plant Operator Salary

$42,840 - $64,260

Starting Yearly Nuclear Plant Operator Salary

$35,280 - $52,920

Top Yearly Nuclear Plant Operator Salary

$50,400 - $75,600

Monthly Nuclear Plant Operator Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Nuclear Plant Operator Salary

$3,570 - $5,355

Starting Monthly Nuclear Plant Operator Salary

$2,940 - $4,410

Top Monthly Nuclear Plant Operator Salary

$4,200 - $6,300

Hourly Nuclear Plant Operator Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Nuclear Plant Operator Salary

$19 - $29

Starting Hourly Nuclear Plant Operator Salary

$16 - $24

Top Hourly Nuclear Plant Operator Salary

$23 - $34


Nuclear Plant Operator Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Nuclear Plant Operator age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Nuclear Plant Operator are male in the United States, and 51% of the Nuclear Plant Operator are female in the United States.

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