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    Postdoc salaries are determined based on the year their PhD degree was awarded or requirements were met. See below for more information regarding Distinguished Fellows Salary.

    Postdoc salaries align with the year they completed their PhD, not the specific anniversary date. 

    PhD Graduation Year Salary
    2024$94,500
    2023$96,000
    2022$99,029
    2021$101,128
    2020$103,334
    2019$105,487
    2018$107,640
    2017$109,793
    2016$111,946
    2015 

    Distinguished Postdocs

    Distinguished Postdocs have a separate salary structure based on start date and time at LANL. All Distinguished Postdocs move to the next level/year in February.

    Year at LANLSalary
    1st Year$123,000
    2nd Year$125,000
    3rd Year$128,000

     

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