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.