Average Salary for Idaho National Laboratory Employees

Compensation for Idaho National Laboratory employees is around $80K per year on average. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho 

Nuclear Energy and Allied

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $70K annually on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $58K per year. The largest slice of the Idaho National Laboratory workforce (40 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $103K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Nuclear Engineers — their earnings average $125K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $117K annually for Certified Information Systems Security Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Regarding salaries and education, Idaho National Laboratory pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — approximately $115K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $125K per year. Folks here also tend to know Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power; on the survey, about an eighth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. .NET, Security Risk Management, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Idaho National Laboratory gives paid vacation to a quarter of workers and paid sick leave to a sixth of respondents. Nearly all respondents save for retirement through Idaho National Laboratory's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all employees and dental coverage for most survey participants. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Idaho National Laboratory


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76 %
$57,138 - $122,449

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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1-4 years
5-9 years
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