Nuclear Monitoring Technicians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
45%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
-16.6 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$101,740
or $48.91 per hour
Volume
5,400
as of 2023

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Nuclear Technicians.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.3/10

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Automation risk

45% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

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Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Originality

  • Social Perceptiveness

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Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Nuclear Technicians' job openings is expected to decline 16.6% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Nuclear Technicians' was $101,740, or $48 per hour

'Nuclear Technicians' were paid 111.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 5,400 people employed as 'Nuclear Technicians' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 28 thousand people are employed as 'Nuclear 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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