Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Employee Benefit: 401K Plan | Glassdoor

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 401K Plan

Updated Sep 16, 2016

65 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

We offer eligible employees a tax-deferred 401(k) retirement plan, which includes a company match and service-based contribution, to help provide financial stability in retirement. The 401(k) plan includes options for employees to make pre-tax, after-tax and Roth contributions. Eligible employees receive a matching employer contribution dollar for dollar up to 6% of compensation with an additional amount between 3.5% to 5.5%% based on years of service at the Laboratory. All contributions are fully vested immediately. Employees can also rollover funds into the 401(k) plan from other employer plans as well as from personal IRAs. The plan offers a broad range of core investment funds and also provides access to an extensive range of investment fund options accessible by utilizing a brokerage link option.


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Employee Comments

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  • Oct 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Livermore, California

    Employee match and additional 3.5%

  • Oct 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Staff Scientist in Livermore, California

    LLNS gives 3.5%, plus matches up to 6.5% of employee contributions. Managed through Fidelity.

  • Oct 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Mechanical Engineer in Livermore, California

    The 401K plan is the highest matching I've seen. Your automatically vested, access is good, and the fees are very low.

  • Sep 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Livermore, California

    The lab offers a 401k Matching plan. I think everyone should max this benefit out all the time.

  • Sep 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Environmental Health and Safety in Livermore, California

    Great match and additional added

  • Apr 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Contract Analyst in Livermore, California

    401k match at 6 percent with Fidelity. Good match compared to other companies in the area

  • Mar 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Physicist in Livermore, California

    The 6% match is the best part.

  • Jan 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Livermore, California

    They matched what you put in at a high rate

  • Jan 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Livermore, California

    6% employer match, plus an additional percentage as a service contribution. You have the option to choose pre- or post-tax.

  • Dec 08, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Postdoctoral Scholar in Livermore, California

    the lawrence livermore national lab pays 3.5% if you do not put any in 401k. And it matches up to 6% of your salary.


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