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Nuclear Engineer – $94,852 Median Base Salary
Nuclear Science and Engineering is a basic four-year course to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree, but a specialized five-year course can incorporate a master’s degree. The Ph.D. degree generally adds two years of study beyond the master’s. Nuclear engineering is the branch of engineering concerned with the application of the breakdown as well as the combination of atomic nuclei or the application of other sub-atomic physics, based on the principles of nuclear physics.