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 Nuclear Engineer and Mechanical Engineer positions. The average employee at Bwxt Y-12, LLC takes home $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. 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

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $69K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (27 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make around $79K per year on average.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Process Engineers, who bring in close to $87K annually, though Electrical Engineers are not far behind at $86K along with Nuclear Engineers (about $85K) and Mechanical Engineers (approximately $70K).

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $93K per year. On average, salaries rise to $92K annually for accredited Security Clearance Certifications. At Bwxt Y-12, LLC, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest salaries at $86K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be autodesk autocad; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $95K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Bwxt Y-12, LLC is Project Management, with about one in four considering it a key competency. Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Process Improvement are also desirable skills.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Bwxt Y-12, LLC's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

One in four workers have paid vacation, and only about one in eight employees can take paid time off for illness. A large number of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Almost all respondents receive health insurance, and nearly all workers get dental coverage. Privileges also include flexible hours, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Bwxt Y-12, LLC


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$60,381 - $86,667

Job Satisfaction

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