Average Salary for Fermilab Employees

Fermilab employees take home generous earnings of approximately $91K per year on average. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Batavia, Illinois 

Research & Development, Biotechnology

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $79K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Fermilab folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average about $98K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Fermilab compensates Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME)-holders the most at around $92K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Engineering Design; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $100K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the Fermilab workforce; more than a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs.

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 workers get sick leave, whereas a third of respondents get paid vacation. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Fermilab sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. For almost all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and almost all employees get dental coverage, too. Fermilab also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Fermilab


30 %
70 %
$91,385 - $105,592
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 2 votes.

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