Nuclear Technicians (19-4051)

Occupation description:  Assist nuclear physicists, nuclear engineers, or other scientists in laboratory or production activities. May operate, maintain, or provide quality control for nuclear testing and research equipment. May monitor radiation.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 6,8006,400 -5.10 280280

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 38.4623.1330.00 38.6446.6954.03

Labor Force Indicators

2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 9
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.5

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Associate's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Nondestructive Testing Tech CT1
Welding and Nondestructive Testing Technology AAS