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Best States For A Nuclear Engineer

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Architecture and Engineering careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Nuclear Engineer jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Nuclear Engineers.

Our research found that District of Columbia is the best state for Nuclear Engineers, while District of Columbia and Alaska are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

District of Columbia has a median salary of $111,997 and District of Columbia has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Nuclear Engineers.

District of Columbia is the best state for jobs for Nuclear Engineers, and Arkansas is the worst.

The most common pay in District of Columbia is $111,997, while the median pay in Arkansas is $66,371.

The highest position that you can reach as a Nuclear Engineer is Director Of Systems Engineering.

The median salary of a Director Of Systems Engineering is $152,466.

The 10 Best States In America For Nuclear Engineers in 2020

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Alaska
  3. California
  4. Maryland
  5. Idaho
  6. Massachusetts
  7. New Mexico
  8. Connecticut
  9. Delaware
  10. Michigan
  • (187 jobs)
  • (29 jobs)
  • (2,515 jobs)
  • (377 jobs)
  • (45 jobs)
  • (520 jobs)
  • (75 jobs)
  • (234 jobs)
  • (41 jobs)
  • (435 jobs)

We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Nuclear Engineer positions.

In order to rank the states, we needed to figure out not just where the jobs are located, but we also needed to establish how much these jobs paid.

We also have the current list of job openings for Nuclear Engineers available below.

Finally, here is the list of all states from best to worst for Nuclear Engineer jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Nuclear Engineers In 2020

1. District of Columbia

Total Nuclear Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
187 $111,997 $75,000 $166,000 1.7
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Nuclear Engineer Jobs in District of Columbia

2. Alaska

Total Nuclear Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
29 $105,008 $78,000 $140,000 1.13
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Nuclear Engineer Jobs in Alaska

3. California

Total Nuclear Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,515 $102,564 $66,000 $158,000 1.39
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Nuclear Engineer Jobs in California

4. Maryland

Total Nuclear Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
377 $102,434 $68,000 $153,000 1.14
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Nuclear Engineer Jobs in Maryland

5. Idaho

Total Nuclear Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
45 $94,139 $62,000 $142,000 0.82
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Nuclear Engineer Jobs in Idaho

6. Massachusetts

Total Nuclear Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
520 $92,252 $63,000 $134,000 1.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Nuclear Engineer Jobs in Massachusetts

7. New Mexico

Total Nuclear Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
75 $92,384 $61,000 $137,000 0.9
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Nuclear Engineer Jobs in New Mexico

8. Connecticut

Total Nuclear Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
234 $88,674 $58,000 $134,000 1.32
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Nuclear Engineer Jobs in Connecticut

9. Delaware

Total Nuclear Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
41 $92,197 $60,000 $139,000 0.9
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Nuclear Engineer Jobs in Delaware

10. Michigan

Total Nuclear Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
435 $83,226 $57,000 $119,000 1.17
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Nuclear Engineer Jobs in Michigan

How We Determined The Best States To Be A Nuclear Engineer

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed List Of The Best States For A Nuclear Engineer

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