Nuclear Engineer Salary in the UK

£52,500
per year
per month
£3,250
per month
per year
Bonus
£6,800/year
Bonus
£420/month

Nuclear Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Nuclear Engineer is £52,500 gross per year (£3,250 net per month), which is £22,900 (+77%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Nuclear Engineer can expect an average starting salary of £27,300. The highest salaries can exceed £160,000.
£27,300
Low
£52,500
Average salary
£160,000
High
£1,840
Low
£3,250
Average salary
£8,000
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
£1,100
£91,700
£184,400
Base Salary£27,300 - 160,000
Bonus£1,100 - 24,400
Total Compensation£28,400 - 184,400
£70
£4,720
£9,510
Base Salary£1,840 - 8,000
Bonus£70 - 1,510
Total Compensation£1,910 - 9,510

Nuclear Engineer Salary Range

Low
£27,300
Average salary
£52,500
Senior
£83,000
High
£160,000
Low
£1,840
Average salary
£3,250
Senior
£4,700
High
£8,000
Among Nuclear Engineers, Graduate and Junior Nuclear Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while Senior Nuclear Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Nuclear Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Nuclear Engineer£83K/year
+58% 
Junior Nuclear Engineer£36K/year
 -32%
Graduate Nuclear Engineer£27K/year
 -48%

Nuclear Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

A Junior Nuclear Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £27,000 gross per year. A mid career Nuclear Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £49,800, while a Senior Nuclear Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £83,000. Nuclear Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn £108,000 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Nuclear Engineer

Late Career▲ +106%
Senior▲ +58%
Average Salary£52,500/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Junior▼ -49%

Gender Breakdown

Female
14%
Male
86%

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The salary information presented on this page is based on all Nuclear Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Nuclear Engineer

How much does a Nuclear Engineer make in the UK?
A Nuclear Engineer in the UK earns an average of £52,500 gross per year, which is about £3,250 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Nuclear Engineer updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Nuclear Engineer in the UK?
The starting salary of a Nuclear Engineer in the UK is around £27,300 gross per year. Graduate and Junior Nuclear Engineers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Nuclear Engineer in the UK?
The highest salary of a Nuclear Engineer in the UK can reach and exceed £160,000 gross per year. Senior Nuclear Engineers usually have the highest salaries.
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