Nuclear Monitoring Technicians

4.3/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $47.76 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 45% (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 -16.6% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Nuclear Monitoring Technicians' was $99,340, or $47.76 hourly
'Nuclear Monitoring Technicians' are paid 117.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as nuclear monitoring technicians?

As of 2021 there were 5,360 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 26 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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