Nuclear Engineers in Pennsylvania
Considering a career as a Nuclear Engineer in Pennsylvania?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Nuclear Engineers in Pennsylvania are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Nuclear Engineers in Pennsylvania is growing slower than average.
Nuclear Engineers in Pennsylvania earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Nuclear Engineers Work in Pennsylvania?
In Pennsylvania, there were 960 people working as Nuclear Engineers in the year 2018.
There were 1,340 Nuclear Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 380 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 530 Nuclear Engineers working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Nuclear Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Pennsylvania
Jobs for Nuclear Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 1.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.0%.
Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 150 annual job openings, and 1,990 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 Pennsylvania?
In 2018 wages for Nuclear Engineers ranged from $80,780 to $160,360 with $113,310 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $38.84 to $77.09. The median hourly rate was $54.48.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $49.65 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $4.83.
The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Pennsylvania Metros for Nuclear Engineers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Nuclear Engineers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual 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|
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Below are the states where Nuclear Engineers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Nuclear Engineer Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Siemens Pressebild under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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