Career Outlook for Nuclear Engineers

Also known as:  Atomic Process Engineer, Nuclear Engineer, Nuclear Radiation Engineer, Nuclear Steam Supply System Engineer, Radiation Engineer, Reactor Engineer, Reactor Projects Engineer
The overall job outlook for Nuclear Engineer careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 8.32 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.39 percent per year. Demand for Nuclear Engineers is expected to go up, with an expected 190 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.13 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Nuclear Engineers in the following states
California 3,180
Virginia 1,950
Pennsylvania 1,640
Tennessee 1,520
Washington 1,210
Illinois 870
South Carolina 590
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Nuclear Engineers
Kentucky 50
New Jersey 70
Vermont 90
Nevada 90
Mississippi 120
Florida 140
District of Columbia 170