Average Salary for Bwxt Y-12, LLC Employees

Oak Ridge, Tenn.-based Bwxt Y-12, LLC hires for positions ranging from Nuclear Engineer to Software Engineer in the government contractor. Bwxt Y-12, LLC pays its employees $80K per year on average. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Bwxt Y-12, LLC, but your role at the company and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee 

Government Contractor

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Years of Experience

The largest slice of the Bwxt Y-12, LLC workforce (42 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, about $75K annually.


Nuclear Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $83K per year — though Software Engineers and Mechanical Engineers also do fairly well at around $76K and $67K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $93K annually for Engineer in Trainings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Microsoft Excel; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $91K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Bwxt Y-12, LLC is Engineering Design, with nearly two in five considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Technical Analysis.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of employees save for retirement through Bwxt Y-12, LLC's 401(k) plan. For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too.

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