Information About Nuclear Technicians

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Training

Nuclear technicians need associate degree.

Degrees for Nuclear technicians
Training for Nuclear Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 2.6
High School 17.5
Some College 23.9
Associates Degree 12.6
Bachelors Degree 29.7
Masters Degree 9.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.2

Employment

Represents about 6,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more nuclear technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, nuclear technicians make $32.46 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Nuclear technicians $19.60 $25.40 $32.70 $38.60 $45.10
Life, physical, and social science occupations $15.00 $20.20 $28.50 $40.50 $54.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, nuclear technicians make $67,520 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Nuclear technicians $40,950 $52,860 $68,030 $80,330 $93,830
Life, physical, and social science occupations $31,310 $42,020 $59,330 $84,320 $113,620
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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