Average Salary for Whirlpool Corporation Employees

Headquartered in Benton Harbor, Mich., Whirlpool Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the household appliance manufacturing, from Project Engineer to Mechanical Engineer. The average Whirlpool Corporation employee earns $70K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Whirlpool Corporation fluctuate depending on your experience level; your city and what you do at the company also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022


Household Appliance Manufacturing, Household Appliances

Whirlpool Corp

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $74K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $63K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($75K annually) can be spotted in St. Joseph, Mich.; Miami, Fla. ($72K), Kalamazoo, Mich. (approximately $68K), and the company's headquarter city of Benton Harbor, Mich. (about $68K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Fall River, Mass.; in fact, at around $49K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Whirlpool Corporation pays its Illinois employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $93K per year.


Operations Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $80K annually on average; Manufacturing Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $75K, followed by Project Engineers earning $74K and Electrical Engineers making $71K. Cost Analysts make an average $60K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $118K per year) than those without credentials. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $89K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance; Whirlpool Corporation awards $300K to these degree-holders.


In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $78K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; nearly one-fourth deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings 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 a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Whirlpool Corporation


26 %
74 %
$39,376 - $90,757
$49,560 - $87,196

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$39,835 - $79,657
$35,479 - $111,016
$62,400 - $111,229
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$66,321 - $91,385
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