Average Salary for Oak Ridge National Laboratory Employees

Oak Ridge, Tenn.-based Oak Ridge National Laboratory hires for positions ranging from Postdoctoral Research Associate to Research Scientist in the research & development. A salary of $74K annually is the median rate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. What you do at the company influences pay for Oak Ridge National Laboratory workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and your city. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Median Salary by Job

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Postdoctoral Research Associate
5 profiles
$67,664
$63K$78K

Research Scientist
4 profiles
$100,345
$66K$149K

Linux Systems Administrator
2 profiles
$80,625
$57K$118K

Nuclear Engineer
2 profiles
$94,830
$67K$129K

Design Engineering Manager
2 profiles
$141,538
$116K$171K

Information Security Officer
2 profiles
$96,705
$74K$124K

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  • Updated: 19 Jul 2017
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee 

Research & Development, Biotechnology

Oak Ridge National Lab


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Jobs

Earning $140K per year on average, Design Engineering Managers receive the most money, followed by Research Scientists (about $117K), Nuclear Engineers (approximately $100K), and Linux Systems Administrators (around $76K). Oak Ridge National Laboratory hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Postdoctoral Research Associates ($66K on average).

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $52K annually on average. The largest slice of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory workforce (34 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, about $76K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $88K annually for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. Employees who have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) make the most here, hauling in $99K 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 around $118K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is Project Management; just under one in four of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Research Analysis, JavaScript, and C# Programming Language.

Benefits and Perks

37 percent receive paid vacation, and only 19 percent get sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. Oak Ridge National Laboratory also dishes out privileges such as flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and pension.

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Key Stats for Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %
Salary
$50,868 - $117,916
Salary
$52,369 - $104,200

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%
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