Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $72K annually. The largest slice of the Whirlpool Corporation workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $62K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($79K annually) can be spotted in Dayton, Ohio; Miami, Fla. ($75K), St. Joseph, Mich. (around $72K), and the company's headquarter city of Benton Harbor, Mich. ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. Cleveland, Tenn. is near the bottom for pay at $42K. Within the firm, employees working in Florida take home the most — approximately $76K per year on average.
Manufacturing Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $75K annually; Project Engineers, Production Supervisors, and Electrical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $74K, around $68K, and $66K, respectively. Data Analysts at Whirlpool Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $48K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $130K per year for Certified Professional Engineers; non-accredited workers make much less. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $90K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Whirlpool Corporation — these employees make the most at around $112K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be People Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $117K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of workers and dental coverage for a large number of employees. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, relocation expenses, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.