About Sandia

Facts & Figures

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

Sandia National Labs Funding
Totaled $4,460.4 Million in FY21

Total Labs Funding
Total Labs Funding: $4,460.4 Million
Budget % of Funding
Operating $4,239.3 95.0%
Capital Equipment $85.6 1.9%
Construction $135.5 3.0%
Total Labs Funding $4,460.4 100%

* Dollars represented in millions

Funding by Source Totaled $4,460.4M in FY 2021

Category Funding
Category Funding
NNSA 2,797.9M
Weapons Activities 2,527.4
Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation 270.4
Other NNSA 0.1
NON-NNSA DOE 361.8M
Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability 120.2M
Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energry 38.5M
Energy & Threat 25.8M
Environmental Management 30.2M
Fossil Energy 6.5M
Nuclear Energy 42.4M
Science 84.6M
Other DOE 13.6M
Strategic Partnership Projects (SPP) 1,300.7M
DoD 923.8M
DHS 53.8M
Other Federal Agencies 129.5M
Non-Federal Agencies 32.7M
CRADAs & Licences/Royalties 14.2M
DOE Funded WFO -
Inter-Entity Work 146.7M

Sandia’s Employees
Totaled 15,000* people in FY 2021

Worforce Type Count
Regular Employees 13,000
Students 920
Post Docs 330
Limited-Term Employess 610
Faculty/Recurrents 30

* This figure shows the total employees for all Sandia sites as of Sept. 17, 2021; 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 13,028 degrees as of September 2021

Sandia’s regular employees have earned 878 associate degrees, 2,823 bachelor’s degrees, 4,790 master’s degrees, 2,149 doctorates, and 2,388 other degrees as of the end of FY21.

7%
872 Associates
31%
2,388 Other
22%
2,823 Bachelors
16%
2,149 Doctorates
31%
4,790 Masters
Degree %
Associates 7%
Other 31%
Bachelors 22%
Doctorates 16%
Masters 37%

Miscellaneous information about
Sandia sites as of September 2021

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: 13,734
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 410
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 3,520
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 133
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 2,713
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): --
  • Number of buildings, trailers
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 696
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 74
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 81
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 47
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 17
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): 101
  • Number other structures, facilities
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 81
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 39
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 50
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 46
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 2
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): 2
  • Gross square footage:
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 6,184,172
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 908,222
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 117,818
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 48,099
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 473,582
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): 233,834
  • Site population*
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 12,300
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 1,600
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 30
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 4
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 1,000