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Facts & Figures

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

Sandia National Lab Funding
Totaled $3,642.6 Million in 2018

Total Lab Funding
Total Lab Funding: $3,642.6 Million
Budget % of Funding
Operating $3,529.4 96.9%
Capital Equipment $59.6 1.6%
Construction $43.8 1.5%
Total Lab Funding $3,642.4 100%

* Dollars represented in millions

Funding by Source Totaled $3,642.6M in 2018

Category Funding
Category Funding
NNSA 2,170.3M
Weapons Activities 1,931.7
Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation 238.1
Other NNSA 0.5
NON-NNSA DOE 265.6M
Energy & Threat 21.6M
Environmental Management 17.1M
Fossil Energy 9.4M
Nuclear Energy 34.2M
Science 66.5M
Other DOE 1.7M
Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability 27.9M
Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energry 87.2M
Strategic Partnership Projects (SPP) 1,206.7M
DoD 954.1M
DHS 53.0M
Other Federal Agencies 130.6M
Non-Federal Agencies 21.0M
CRADAs & Licences/Royalties 12.9M
DOE Funded WFO 0
Inter-Entity Work 35.1M

Sandia’s Workforce
Totaled 12,920* people in 2018

Worforce Type Count
Regular Employees 11,500
Students 830
Post Docs 210
Limited-Term Employess 230
Faculty/Recurrents 30

* This figure shows the total workforce for all Sandia sites as of Sept. 21, 2018; 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 11,471 degrees as of September 2018

Sandia’s regular employees have earned 900 associate degrees, 2,276 bachelor’s degrees, 4,362 master’s degrees, 1,962 doctorates, and 1,971 other degrees as of the end of FY18.

8%
900 Associates
17%
1,971 Other
20%
2,276 Bachelors
17%
1,962 Doctorates
38%
4,362 Masters
Degree %
Associates 8%
Other 17%
Bachelors 20%
Doctorates 17%
Masters 38%

Miscellaneous information about
Sandia sites as of September 2018

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: 26
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): --
  • Number of buildings, trailers
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 684
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 69
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 78
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 50
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 14
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): 100
  • Number other structures, facilities
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 65
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 39
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 49
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 48
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 2
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): 2
  • Gross square footage:
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 6,026,145
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 891,551
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 121,265
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 49,059
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 360,299
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): 231,641
  • Site population*
    • Albuquerque, N.M. site: 11,400
    • Livermore, Calif. site: 1,375
    • Tonopah Test Range (Nevada): 31
    • Kauai Test Facility (Hawaii): 1
    • Leased space @ All Other Locations: 109
    • Permits (primarily KAFB): --