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Nuclear Power Reactor Operators in Pennsylvania

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators in Pennsylvania

Get the information you need to know about working as a Nuclear Power Reactor Operator.

-12% Jobs Projection
$107,300 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

While jobs for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators in Pennsylvania are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators in Pennsylvania is expected to decrease.

  • Nuclear Power Reactor Operators in Pennsylvania earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Nuclear Power Reactor Operators Work in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, there were 340 people working as Nuclear Power Reactor Operators in the year 2018.

The typical state has 355 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators working in it, which means Pennsylvania has fewer Nuclear Power Reactor Operators than average.

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Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators in this state are declining at a rate of 11.9% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -10.0%.

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Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 30 annual Nuclear Power Reactor Operators job openings in Pennsylvania, and 370 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 500 annual jobs and 6,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Nuclear Power Reactor Operators Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators ranged from $79,340 to $137,750 with $107,300 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $38.14 to $66.22. The median hourly rate was $51.59.

The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top States for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators Employment

View the list below to see where most Nuclear Power Reactor Operators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
South Carolina 560 $77,490
Tennessee 470 $88,770
North Carolina 370 $98,330
Pennsylvania 340 $107,300
Illinois 220 $80,550
Mississippi 110 $93,800

Below are the states where Nuclear Power Reactor Operators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Pennsylvania $107,300
North Carolina $98,330
Mississippi $93,800
Tennessee $88,770
Illinois $80,550
South Carolina $77,490

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