Average Salary for Bwxt Y-12, LLC Employees

Bwxt Y-12, LLC is a government contractor firm headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tenn. that hires for Nuclear Engineer positions, Mechanical Engineer roles, and more. An average Bwxt Y-12, LLC employee can expect to make $81K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Bwxt Y-12, LLC employees is your experience level, though your job title and your city play a role as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee 

Government Contractor

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $69K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Bwxt Y-12, LLC folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $79K per year.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Process Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Nuclear Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $87K annually, the other salaries come in at $86K, $85K, and around $70K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings receive bigger paychecks (approximately $93K per year) than those without credentials. Security Clearance Certifications also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $92K annually. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Bwxt Y-12, LLC — these employees make the most at around $86K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be autodesk autocad; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $95K annually. A common skill in Bwxt Y-12, LLC's work force is Project Management; one-fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Process Improvement.


Bwxt Y-12, LLC's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Bwxt Y-12, LLC gives paid vacation to one in four workers and paid sick leave to one in eight workers. A large number of workers save for retirement through Bwxt Y-12, LLC's 401(k) plan. Almost all employees have health insurance, and benefits for almost all respondents also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are flexible hours, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Bwxt Y-12, LLC


6 %
94 %
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$60,381 - $86,667

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
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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