Average Salary for Bwxt Y-12, LLC Employees

Based in Oak Ridge, Tenn.,government contractor player Bwxt Y-12, LLC offers many employment opportunities, including Mechanical Engineer and Electrical Engineer positions. The average Bwxt Y-12, LLC employee earns $79K per year. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Bwxt Y-12, LLC, but where you live and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee 

Government Contractor

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Years of Experience

Average pay is about $73K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $67K per year. The largest fraction of Bwxt Y-12, LLC people (26 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $104K annually on average.


Bringing in the most money are Nuclear Engineers — their earnings average $91K per year. Senior Process Engineers are a close second at $87K along with Electrical Engineers (around $86K) and Mechanical Engineers (approximately $71K).

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings receive bigger paychecks ($93K annually) than those without credentials. Security Clearance Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $92K per year. The best paid folks at Bwxt Y-12, LLC have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning about $86K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Engineering Design; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $97K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Process Improvement, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis.


At Bwxt Y-12, LLC, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for almost all survey participants, dental coverage is too. Bwxt Y-12, LLC employees also enjoy perks such as flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Bwxt Y-12, LLC


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93 %
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$52,551 - $87,497

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$68,528 - $106,976
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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