Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Software Engineers, Finance Managers, Software Engineers, and IT Business Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $113K per year, the other salaries come in at about $100K, $86K, and approximately $77K, respectively. Executive Assistants at The Walt Disney Company do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($54K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $58K annually. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $76K per year. The largest slice of the The Walt Disney Company workforce (31 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $91K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $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. (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Orlando, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $70K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Washington, where the average salary is $116K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Certificate Holders receive bigger paychecks ($122K per year) than those without credentials. Certified ITIL Leaders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $116K annually. The Walt Disney Company provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — these employees rake in about $112K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $87K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, just under a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Only two-fifths of respondents at The Walt Disney Company enjoy paid vacation time, and just a third of survey participants can take sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.