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 Software Engineer positions. The average Bwxt Y-12, LLC employee earns $80K per year. Your experience level influences pay for Bwxt Y-12, LLC workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and geography. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More
Employer: Bwxt Y-12, LLC
Average Salary Range by Job
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

About This Company

Oak Ridge, Tennessee 

Government Contractor

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

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, around $75K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Nuclear Engineers, Software Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $83K per year, the other salaries come in at about $76K and $67K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $93K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Microsoft Excel; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $91K per year. Engineering Design also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly two-fifths of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Technical Analysis were also reported by many survey participants.


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

To plan for old age, a large number of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all respondents and dental coverage for nearly all employees.

Bwxt Y-12, LLC Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for Bwxt Y-12, LLC


9 %
91 %
Data Not Available
$56,376 - $87,592
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.

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.