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Nuclear Technicians Skills

Below are the skills needed to be nuclear technicians 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
Active Listening44
Monitoring44
Operation Monitoring44
Critical Thinking3.883.62
Speaking3.753.62

Nuclear Technicians Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be nuclear technicians 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
Deductive Reasoning44
Inductive Reasoning44
Information Ordering43.88
Near Vision44
Perceptual Speed44

Nuclear Technicians Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be nuclear technicians 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
Public Safety and Security4.24.56
Mechanical4.054.69
Physics4.014.58
Engineering and Technology3.664.24
Education and Training3.614.3

Nuclear Technicians Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being nuclear technicians 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
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings4.675.56
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material4.595.96
Documenting/Recording Information4.525.27
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events4.435.24
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.34.9

Nuclear Technicians Work styles

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

   
Work StyleImportance
Attention to Detail4.86
Integrity4.73
Dependability4.47
Stress Tolerance4.1
Adaptability/Flexibility4.09

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Nuclear Technicians

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

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Idaho Falls390 $72,770
Pittsburgh60 $55,110
Kennewick-Richland40 $72,310
Baton RougeN/A $55,300

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to nuclear technicians

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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