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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, Software Engineer roles, and more. Bwxt Y-12, LLC pays its employees $77K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Bwxt Y-12, LLC employees is your experience level, though geography and your role at the company play a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Bwxt Y-12, LLC
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Nuclear Engineer (2)
$59,898 - $112,754  
[-]Nuclear Engineer (2)
Salary$61,381 - $106,484  
Total Pay$59,898 - $112,754  
[+]Software Engineer (2)
$59,224 - $92,392  
[+]Software Engineer (2)
Salary$61,254 - $97,488  
Total Pay$59,224 - $92,392  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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 $72K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Bwxt Y-12, LLC employees (33 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $77K per year on average.


Nuclear Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $85K annually; Software Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $76K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Engineering Design; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $74K annually.


Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of respondents, and nearly all respondents report receiving dental coverage as well.

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Key Stats for Bwxt Y-12, LLC


11 %
89 %
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$62,873 - $99,246
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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