Compensation

Whether you’re a new college graduate, someone with industry experience looking to move into a Federal job or a current government employee looking for a new adventure, NNSA can offer you a competitive salary and exciting career opportunities.

NNSA has designed and implemented performance-based compensation systems that provide the flexibilities needed to maintain a competitive edge in the market place by offering higher entry salaries as well as faster pay progression for high-performing employees. Salary tables for the compensation system that covers the majority of NNSA employees are listed here.

Certain difficult-to-fill scientific and technical positions are recruited through a different performance-based compensation system. This system’s salary tables are listed here.

NNSA’s Senior Executive Service (SES) employees are compensated through a third performance-based compensation system.  See the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's SES salary tables.