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Nuclear Engineers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be nuclear engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Science4.124.38
Reading Comprehension44.75
Monitoring44
Active Listening44.38
Critical Thinking44.75

Nuclear Engineers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be nuclear engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Problem Sensitivity4.54.88
Oral Comprehension4.125
Written Comprehension4.125
Oral Expression4.125
Written Expression44.88

Nuclear Engineers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be nuclear engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Engineering and Technology4.856.54
Mathematics4.525.78
Physics4.485.78
Design3.855.35
Chemistry3.75.15

Nuclear Engineers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being nuclear engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards4.565.44
Interacting With Computers4.334.41
Analyzing Data or Information4.265.63
Getting Information4.265.63
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.114.89

Nuclear Engineers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being nuclear engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity4.74
Attention to Detail4.74
Analytical Thinking4.59
Dependability4.33
Cooperation3.93

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Nuclear Engineers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Nuclear Engineers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Kennewick-Richland520 $113,880
Idaho Falls340 $123,160
Pittsburgh320 $109,850
Albuquerque210 N/A
College Station-Bryan90 $47,350
Baton Rouge80 $103,010
Raleigh60 $113,130
RochesterN/A N/A
RichmondN/A N/A
Phoenix-Mesa-ScottsdaleN/A N/A

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Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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