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.
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.