Nuclear Engineers in Alabama
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While jobs for Nuclear Engineers in Alabama are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Nuclear Engineers in Alabama is expected to decrease.
Nuclear Engineers in Alabama earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Nuclear Engineers Work in Alabama?
In 2018, there were 80 Nuclear Engineers working in the state.
There were 180 Nuclear Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 530 Nuclear Engineers working in it, which means Alabama has fewer Nuclear Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Alabama
Jobs for Nuclear Engineers in this state are declining at a rate of 5.3% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.0%.
Alabama Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 180 total jobs in 2026 for Nuclear Engineers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 1,400 annual jobs and 18,400 total jobs in 2026.
What do Nuclear Engineers Make in Alabama?
In 2018 wages for Nuclear Engineers ranged from $74,060 to $128,550 with $105,290 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $35.61 to $61.81. The median hourly rate was $50.62.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $55.64 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $5.02.
The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top States for Nuclear Engineers Employment
View the list below to see where most Nuclear Engineers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||100||$0|
Below are the states where Nuclear Engineers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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