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Average Salary for Fermilab Employees

Average salaries for Fermilab workers verge on the six figures ($92K). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Fermilab typically pays:
3%
above market

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Employer: Fermilab
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (2)
$58,977 - $118,473  
   
[-]Mechanical Engineer (2)
Salary$60,848 - $115,953  
   
Total Pay$58,977 - $118,473  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Batavia, Illinois 

Research & Development, Biotechnology


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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $79K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of around $100K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Fermilab — these employees make the most at $103K per year.

Skills

In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $100K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, more than two-fifths of workers named it in their skills portfolios.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, the company is more lenient about illness than it is about vacation; the larger part of employees get sick leave, whereas two-fifths of respondents get paid vacation. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Fermilab provides health insurance to the vast majority of respondents, and nearly all employees do receive dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, life insurance, and 401(a).

Key Stats for Fermilab

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %
Salary
$73,000
Salary
$93,000 - $106,529
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
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