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

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 401K Plan

Updated Sep 16, 2016

60 employees reported this benefit


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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  • 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.

  • Nov 17, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Nuclear Operations Engineer in Livermore, California

    100% match up to 6% and a 3.5% contribution on top of that. Increases to 4.5% and 5.5% after 10 and 20 years.

  • Oct 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Livermore, California

    The matching percentage is good.

  • Oct 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Computer Scientist in Livermore, California

    The lab uses Fidelity. The options and costs are good, and the matching is pretty amazing.

  • Jul 21, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Livermore, California

    LLNL has an excellent 401(k) plan, with a generous program of employer-matching of employee contributions from Day 1.

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