Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $74K annually. The largest fraction of Whirlpool Corporation people (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $64K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($74K annually) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; St. Joseph, Mich. (approximately $72K), the company's headquarter city of Benton Harbor, Mich. ($69K), and Kalamazoo, Mich. (about $68K) are the next top-paying cities. At $41K, Fall River, Mass. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Florida, where the average salary is approximately $76K per year.
Manufacturing Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $75K annually; Project Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $74K, while Electrical Engineers and Production Supervisors rank near the top as well ($69K and about $68K, respectively). Financial compensation for Cost Analysts is rather low — on average only $60K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $130K per year for Certified Professional Engineers; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Public Accountants with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $83K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance; Whirlpool Corporation awards approximately $300K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Negotiation; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $95K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, approximately one-fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, a large number of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Whirlpool Corporation provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and most respondents do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, relocation expenses, and a subsidized cell phone.