The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Engineers, who earn an average $113K per year, closely trailed by Finance Managers (approximately $100K), Software Engineers ($86K), and IT Business Analysts ($77K). Financial compensation for Executive Assistants is rather low — on average only about $54K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $76K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $58K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of The Walt Disney Company folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $91K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $116K per year) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; Glendale, Calif. ($85K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($84K), and the company's headquarter city of Burbank, Calif. (approximately $78K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Orlando, Fla. at $70K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Washington; salaries there average to around $116K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Certificate Holders, who make approximately $122K per year. Certified ITIL Leaders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $116K annually. Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at The Walt Disney Company come out on top, and their salaries approach $112K per year.
When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $87K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; slightly more than a fifth consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only two-fifths of employees receiving paid vacation and one in three employees receiving paid sick days. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A large number of survey participants report having health insurance, and a large number of respondents report having dental coverage. The Walt Disney Company employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.