Nuclear Monitoring Technicians

4.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $40.47 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 35% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Nuclear Monitoring Technicians' job openings is expected to decline by -12.4% by 2030
'Nuclear Monitoring Technicians' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Nuclear Monitoring Technicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Nuclear Monitoring Technicians' was $84,190, or $40.47 hourly
'Nuclear Monitoring Technicians' are paid 100.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as nuclear monitoring technicians?

As of 2020 there were 6,160 people employed as Nuclear Monitoring Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.004% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 22 thousand people are employed as Nuclear Monitoring Technicians.

Job description

Collect and test samples to monitor results of nuclear experiments and contamination of humans, facilities, and environment.

SOC Code: 19-4051.02

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