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 $80K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Bwxt Y-12, LLC fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; your role at the company and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview 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

When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $75K per year on average.


Bringing in the most money are Nuclear Engineers — their earnings average around $83K annually. Software Engineers are a close second at approximately $76K along with Mechanical Engineers (about $67K).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $93K per year for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less.


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 annually. A relatively widespread skill at Bwxt Y-12, LLC is Engineering Design; close to two-fifths of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Technical Analysis.


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

A large number of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all employees, and for nearly all survey participants, dental coverage is too.

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Key Stats for Bwxt Y-12, LLC


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$56,376 - $87,592
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Job Satisfaction

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

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