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Average Salary for The Walt Disney Company Employees

The Walt Disney Company is a entertainment firm headquartered in Burbank, California that hires for Senior Financial Analyst positions, Financial Analyst roles, and more. Compensation for The Walt Disney Company employees tends to be around $62K per year. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at The Walt Disney Company, but where you live and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

The Walt Disney Company typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: The Walt Disney Company
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Executive Assistant (9)
$35,265 - $77,977  
[-]Executive Assistant (9)
Salary$33,754 - $69,635  
Total Pay$35,265 - $77,977  
[+]Financial Analyst (8)
$39,232 - $82,243  
[+]Financial Analyst (8)
Salary$40,638 - $79,567  
Total Pay$39,232 - $82,243  
[+]Senior Financial Analyst (8)
$57,632 - $96,979  
[+]Senior Financial Analyst (8)
Salary$58,177 - $95,694  
Total Pay$57,632 - $96,979  
[+]Bus Driver (6)
$17,816 - $44,089  
[+]Bus Driver (6)
Bonus$6.66 - $1,809  
Total Pay$17,816 - $44,089  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 505
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The Walt Disney Company Details

550 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, California 91521


Entertainment, Motion Picture and Video Production, Media


Walt Disney World Co., Walt Disney Co, Walt Disney Co., Walt Disney Company

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Bringing in the most money are Senior Software Engineers — their earnings average $116K. Finance Managers are a close second at about $105K along with Marketing Managers ($77K) and Senior Financial Analysts (around $75K). Near the bottom at The Walt Disney Company are Guest Services Managers, pulling in just $42K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $116K annually) can be spotted in Seattle; Glendale (about $84K), Los Angeles ($83K), and the company's headquarter city of Burbank (around $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Orlando is near the bottom for pay at $61K. Across The Walt Disney Company's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Washington earn the most, taking home $116K per year.

Years of Experience

Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make approximately $71K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $55K. For the most part, a representative employee at The Walt Disney Company has been working for 10-19 years and makes $88K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $122K for Project Management Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified ITIL Leader can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $116K. Regarding salaries and education, The Walt Disney Company pays those with a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) the most — $128K.


Skill-wise, employees who report Project Management as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $74K on average. A garden variety skill at The Walt Disney Company is Microsoft Excel; roughly one in eight of The Walt Disney Company's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (half of workers) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A strong majority of workers report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

42 %
58 %
$43,922 - $93,564
$45,285 - $105,172
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

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