Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $69K annually on average. The largest fraction of Bwxt Y-12, LLC people (29 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $79K per year on average.
Senior Process Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $87K annually; Electrical Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $86K, while Nuclear Engineers and Mechanical Engineers rank near the top as well (around $85K and about $70K, respectively).
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Engineer in Training certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $93K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $87K annually for accredited American Society for Nondestructive Testing Level III Certifications. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); Bwxt Y-12, LLC awards around $80K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be autodesk autocad; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $95K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, around one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 19 percent receiving paid vacation and an eighth of survey participants receiving paid sick days. Most survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Almost all survey participants report having health insurance, and the vast majority of workers report having dental coverage. Privileges also include flexible hours, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.