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 Maryland and Alaska are ranked highest in terms of median salary. District of Columbia has a median salary of $114,723 and Maryland 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 Kentucky is the worst. The most common pay in District of Columbia is $114,723, while the median pay in Kentucky is $69,933. The highest position that you can reach as a nuclear engineer is engineering director. The median salary of a engineering director is $158,178.

Here are the best states for Nuclear Engineers in 2020: