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Los Alamos National Laboratory Benefits

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  • Feb 14, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Fantastic. Good 401k match, reasonable scheduling, health and wellness is encouraged through on site gym and fitness tests.

  • Feb 26, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Average benefits, but nowhere near like private sector companies in the technical arena. Vacation accrual is especially lacking - starting is 3 weeks, at 10 years 3.6 weeks, at 15 years 4.2 weeks, then at 20 years you get 4.8 weeks. No pension, medical, anything at retirement. Ok match on 401k.

  • Feb 24, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Los Alamos, New Mexico

    match 6% 401k, 3,5% non-elective Not very much paid vacation flexible work schedule: 9/80

  • Feb 19, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Typical Benefit Package. No childcare on site. No pension or Medical assistance after retirement

  • Jan 01, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Scientist in Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Good benefits package overall; the health coverage has same-sex partner coverage, and it recently expanded to include autism therapy services. Decent (good, not exceptional) number of personal days and paid holidays.

  • Oct 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineer/Technologist in Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Health benefits are great, 401k about average, paid time off is adequate but not great for new employees, maternity and paternity leave are nonexistent, military leave is fantastic, as is tuition assistance.

  • Sep 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former UGS in Los Alamos, New Mexico

    The insurance benefits as well as retirement packages are pretty solid. 401k possibility, with almost full-paid insurance.

  • Mar 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Generous 401k matching. 9/80 work schedules. Option for a high deductible health care plan with HSA. Vacation policy is pretty dumb - you are forced to use up to 4 of the alloted vacation days during a mandatory winter shutdown.

  • Mar 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Technologist 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Future employees receive 6% match 401k. Health insurance is (currently) Blue Cross and for an EPO I only pay about $140 per month, which I feel is pretty generous. Vacation allotment is 144.04 hours per year (18 days). Vacation hours increase by a small percent after 15 years of service. But the lab closes the week between Christmas and New Years, so one must use vacation time for that; however, one can choose "Leave Without Pay" to save vacation hours. Basically I think the benefits are really good at Los Alamos. They pay short and long term disability insurance, which only costs about $40 per month.

  • Feb 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Los Alamos, New Mexico

    6% match to 401(k). Do not believe there is any maternal or paternal leave

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • Checkmark401K Plan (53)
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (28)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • CheckmarkMobile Phone Discount (10)
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • CheckmarkLegal Assistance (16)

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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