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Average Salary for Western Digital Corporation Employees

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Western Digital Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Western Digital Corporation
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Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Firmware Engineer (5)
$63,084 - $119,675  
[-]Firmware Engineer (5)
Salary$59,287 - $105,428  
Bonus$2,436 - $16,429  
Total Pay$63,084 - $119,675  
[+]Senior Principal Engineer (4)
$100,954 - $188,900  
[+]Senior Principal Engineer (4)
Salary$91,141 - $155,455  
Bonus$3,669 - $38,721  
Profit Disbursement$1,248 - $15,719  
Total Pay$100,954 - $188,900  
[+]Software Engineer (4)
$59,942 - $133,369  
[+]Software Engineer (4)
Salary$59,248 - $117,729  
Bonus$1,627 - $19,991  
Total Pay$59,942 - $133,369  
[+]Senior Firmware Engineer (3)
$63,623 - $122,117  
[+]Senior Firmware Engineer (3)
Salary$61,425 - $104,522  
Bonus$2,002 - $15,671  
Total Pay$63,623 - $122,117  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Western Digital Corporation Details

Lake Forest, California 92630


Computer industry, Computer hardware, Technology

Western Digital Corp, Western Digital Technologies

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) (often abbreviated to WD) is one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world. It has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and a storage products company. Western Digital was founded on April 23, 1970 by Alvin…
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Key Stats

21 %
79 %
$69,728 - $100,712
$61,285 - $123,865
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

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