Information Technology Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $116K per year on average; Senior Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $113K, followed by Finance Managers earning around $101K and Marketing Managers making $79K. Financial compensation for Executive Assistants is rather low — on average only $50K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $116K annually) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($84K), Glendale, Calif. (approximately $82K), and the company's headquarter city of Burbank, Calif. ($76K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Orlando, Fla. — at about $67K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The Walt Disney Company workers in Washington earn the most — $116K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $55K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $74K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $90K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Certificate Holders receive bigger paychecks (about $122K per year) than those without credentials. Certified ITIL Leaders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $116K annually. Regarding salaries and education, The Walt Disney Company pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (IE) the most — $138K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Data Analysis; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $76K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in four of The Walt Disney Company's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 43 percent receiving paid vacation and 36 percent receiving paid sick days. The Walt Disney Company workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A large number of workers report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.