Nuclear Engineering

Edgar Xivir May 2, 2016

What is Nuclear Engineering and what are some pros and cons?

Nuclear Engineering does research and develop the process instruments and systems used to derive benefits from nuclear energy and radiation. Some pros of Nuclear Engineering are los pollution, base pollution, and workers work up to 40 hours a few less. Some cons are accidents and radioactive waste.

What are some requirements for Nuclear Engineering?

Nuclear Engineering requires a bachelor's degree and it also requiere some high school classes such as algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. It also requires science classes like biology, chemistry, and physics.


The starting average salary is $40,000-$70,000 per year. The average salary is up to $105,000 per year. To be able to get a pay raise you should gain more experience and more skills.

Nuclear Engineering Prospects

The percentage of females in engineering is 14% and males are 18-20%. It may be difficult to get a job because it needs a lot of math and science and lets hoy forget that you also need a bachelor's degree. Also jobs have open and the number of employment have increased 12.7%. At this rate job opportunities will decrease 4% in the next few years.


So don't wait if you are interested come and apply now or it may be to late.