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Nuclear Engineers

Conduct research on nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.

Quick Facts


$52.63 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  3.8%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Analyze test or validation data.
  • Investigate safety of work environment.
  • Investigate the environmental impact of projects.
  • Research energy production, use, or conservation.
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Job Title Examples:

Nuclear Design Engineer
Nuclear Licensing Engineer
Nuclear Reactor Engineer

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