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Breaking down sub-atomic particles to create energy used to power homes and technology. Controlling the release of energy in nuclear reactors. Finding a stable material that will with stand the release of energy from Fusion which is combing to similar atoms to create energy. Also nuclear engineers have to protect civilians from the radiation and nuclear waste.
Average Hours/Working Schedule
A slandered 40 hour week is typical, but as deadlines approche a nuclear engineer might be forced to work more.
Nuclear Engineers can specilize in creating technology that use nuclear energy as power like: navel vessels and spacecrafts. Some work in nuclear reactors controlling the energy released from fusion. Most of the states have nuclear engineering highest paid ones are, California, District of Colombia, Idaho, Illinois, and Wisconsin.
Salary/ Potential Wage
Average hour salary: $48.04
Average year salary: $99.220
Potential wage for a nuclear engineer is $166,400
A Nuclear engineer NEEDS a 4 year Bechler Degree in order to work in the field
Universitys that allow to study nuclear engineering
University of Wisconsin at Madison