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Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

Operate or control nuclear reactors.

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$46.40 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -10.2%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Monitor equipment operation to ensure proper functioning.
  • Watch operating equipment to detect malfunctions.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Exchange information with colleagues.
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