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Nuclear Technicians

Assist physicists, engineers, or other scientists with nuclear testing or research.

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National Data
$50.40 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  -12.4%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Monitor operational procedures in technical environments to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Inspect equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Inspect work sites to identify potential environmental or safety hazards.
  • Test mechanical systems to ensure proper functioning.
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