The highest paychecks go to Physicists, who earn an average about $169K per year, closely trailed by Electrical Engineers (around $120K), Program Project Managers (approximately $119K), and Research Scientists ($111K). Among the lower-paid positions at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are Computer Scientists — the median salary for this role approaches $104K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $100K annually. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $119K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $113K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Engineer in Trainings are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $123K per year. Project Management Certificate Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $103K annually. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — these employees rake in around $123K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $169K annually. Engineering Design is regularly seen around here; just over a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Matlab round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 42 percent. A strong majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory sponsors. A large number of workers report having health insurance, and a large number of respondents report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.