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What job can you get with a nuclear engineering degree?

Most nuclear engineering graduates go on to become nuclear engineers. . Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a nuclear engineering degree will be useful:

What is the job market for nuclear engineering degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for nuclear engineering graduates is strong overall. That’s great news—there’s high demand for the skills and knowledge you’ll gain in this program.

Here’s a breakdown of nuclear engineering graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 42% less than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Nuclear Engineering Grads
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