Average Salary for Fermilab Employees

Fermilab employees enjoy considerable salaries — pay is approximately $94K per year. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Fermilab typically pays:
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: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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About This Company

Batavia, Illinois 

Research & Development, Biotechnology

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $84K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Fermilab employees (55 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and typically earn around $100K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Fermilab workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $103K on average.


When it comes to skills, Microsoft Excel seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $106K. A garden variety skill at Fermilab is Project Management; more than two-fifths of Fermilab's people use it regularly.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of workers report receiving paid sick leave, but only 44 percent are paid for vacation days. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of workers report having health insurance, and almost all employees report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, life insurance, and 401(a).

Key Stats for Fermilab


20 %
80 %
$93,000 - $106,529
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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

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