Share This

Careers in the Nuclear Industry

Careers in nuclear energy offer challenging work with competitive salaries and benefits. The industry needs engineers, technicians, craft workers and other professionals in positions ranging from entry-level to mid-career and those with military training and service.

Is a Career in the Nuclear Industry Right for You?

Be a Part of a Growing Workforce

Careers in the nuclear energy industry offer challenging work, competitive salaries and benefits, and opportunities for advancement. Nuclear professionals help to protect the environment by supporting the nation’s fleet of emission-free nuclear power plants, which provide nearly 20 percent of U.S. electricity.

What Are Employers Looking for

Nuclear utilities and other nuclear energy companies need workers across a broad range of disciplines. Opportunities exist for a variety of engineers, technicians, skilled trade and technology workers, and others.

Help for Your Job Search

View sample job descriptions and salary ranges, from entry-level to mid-career and beyond. For specific job openings, check these online job boards maintained by NEI member companies.