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Employment 
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nuclear engineers hold about 16,900 jobs in the United States.

Almost half were employed in utilities, one-quarter in professional, scientific, and technical services firms, and 14 percent in the Federal Government. Many federally employed nuclear engineers were civilian employees of the U.S. Navy, and others worked for the U.S. Department of Energy or the Nuclear Regulatory CommissionClick here for a map of the United States showing locations of operating nuclear power reactors.

In addition to the nuclear power industry, nuclear engineers also find employment in other sectors, such as in medical equipment manufacturing, engineering and construction firms, national laboratories, research facilities, and consulting firms.  Nuclear engineers may work in medical applications, focus on fission or fusion energy, and may be involved in radioactive waste management.

The following is a partial list of employers of nuclear engineers:

Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the American Nuclear Society, and the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 


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