Nuclear Power Reactor Operators


Will "Nuclear Power Reactor Operators" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, workers may be able to take some comfort in the results from our poll, which shows a 55% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

You are doomed

or 95% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

People Employed


as of 2019

Median Annual Wage


or $48.33 hourly

Most likely
Least likely

How this compares with other jobs: 629 out of 707

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People Employed (US)

Median Annual Wage (US)

Job description

Operate or control nuclear reactors. Move control rods, start and stop equipment, monitor and adjust controls, and record data in logs. Implement emergency procedures when needed. May respond to abnormalities, determine cause, and recommend corrective action.

SOC Code: 51-8011

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John Smith's says
Nika Fucka
Jan 26, 2020 at 01:22 AM
zain says
I scared job go bye bye
Aug 05, 2019 at 02:46 AM
Tm (No chance) says
They are already managing massively automated systems. Most regulatory bodies require operators to be at a plant at all times. They have essentially been automated already.
Jul 27, 2019 at 07:54 PM

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