Nuclear Engineers

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Occupation Description

Nuclear engineers oversee research on nuclear engineering projects or implement principles and theory of nuclear science to issues concerned with release, control and use of nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

19930

Job Openings By 2020

6200

Growth Rate

10.2%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth