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Facts & Figures

Sandia’s multimission work is represented in a diverse funding portfolio.

Sandia National Lab Funding
Totaled $3,172.2 Million in 2017

Total Lab Funding
Total Lab Funding: $3,172.2 Million
Budget % of Funding
Operating $3,073.4 96.9%
Capital Equipment $55.0 1.7%
Construction $43.8 1.4%
Total Lab Funding $3,172.2 100%

* Dollars represented in millions

Funding by Source Totaled $3,172.2M in 2017

Category Funding
Category Funding
NNSA 1,820.6M
Weapons Activities 1,615.2
Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation 204.2
Other NNSA 1.2
NON-NNSA DOE 2,061.1M
Energy & Threat 17.7M
Environmental Management 18.2M
Fossil Energy 8.0M
Nuclear Energy 30.0M
Science 65.5M
Other DOE 10.0M
Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability 14.3M
Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energry 76.8M
Strategic Partnership Projects (WFO) 1,111.2M
DoD 891.5M
DHS 58.6M
Other Federal Agencies 87.5M
Non-Federal Agencies 23.1M
CRADAs & Licences/Royalties 16.4M
DOE Funded WFO 0
Inter-Entity Work 34.1M

Sandia’s Workforce
Totaled 12,300* people in 2017

Worforce Type Count
Regular Employees 10,800
Students 760
Post Docs 220
Limited-Term Employess 420
Faculty/Recurrents 30

* This figure shows the total workforce for all Sandia sites as of Sept. 22, 2017; figure does not include staff aug. contractors. Totals may vary slightly due to rounding. A full-time equivalent is defined as one regular employee on roll for a full fiscal year.

Sandia regular employees have
earned 10,829 degrees as of September 2017

Sandia’s regular employees have earned 910 associate degrees, 2,046 bachelor’s degrees, 4,161 master’s degrees, 1,905 doctorates, and 1,807 other degrees as of the end of FY17.

8%
910 Associates
17%
1,807 Other
19%
2,046 Bachelors
18%
1,905 Doctorates
38%
4,161 Masters
Degree %
Associates 8%
Other 17%
Bachelors 19%
Doctorates 18%
Masters 38%

Miscellaneous information about
Sandia sites as of September 2017

Sandia operates in Albuquerque, N.M.; Livermore, Calif.; Tonopah Test Range, Nev.; and Kauai Test Facility and Maui, Hawaii; and has leased space at other locations, including a Washington, D.C., office.

* In full-time equivalents (FTEs), includes limited-term employees, contractors, students, and postdocs

  • Acres of land mass
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 13,736
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 410
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 179,200
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 133
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 25
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): --
  • Number of buildings, trailers
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 686
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 76
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 76
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 50
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 18
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): 100
  • Number other structures, facilities
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 57
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 36
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 51
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 48
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 1
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): 2
  • Gross square footage:
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 5,949,685
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 899,083
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 111,815
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 49,059
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 365,210
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): 231,641
  • Site population*
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 10,899
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 1,322
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 29
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 1
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 186
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): --