Nuclear Technicians

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Occupation Description

Nuclear technicians support nuclear physicists, nuclear engineers, or other scientists in laboratory or manufacture activities. They often operate, preserve, or make available quality control for nuclear testing and research apparatus. They also monitor radiation in most cases.

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

8040

Job Openings By 2020

3300

Growth Rate

13.5%

Required Education

Associate's degree
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

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