Nuclear Technician

Fun with explosives.

What do we do?

Nuclear technicians help physicists, engineers, and other professionals in nuclear research and nuclear production. They help construct nuclear warheads, missiles, and nukes to use in case of an emergency.

What do I need?

To become a nuclear technician you must have an associates degree in science and moderate training in the nuclear field.

Job outlook?

Jobs in 2012: 8,100

Job growth: 14%

Jobs in 2020:12,200

Salary: $69,069