Principal Mechanical Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $128K annually — though Senior Electrical Engineers, Senior Mechanical Engineers, and Project Engineers also do fairly well at around $88K, $84K, and approximately $76K, respectively. With salaries averaging $50K, Sourcing Associates are among the lowest paid at Whirlpool Corporation.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $70K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Whirlpool Corporation employees (37 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $61K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($82K per year) can be spotted in Marion, Ohio; St. Joseph, Mich. ($78K), Miami, Fla. ($71K), and Cleveland, Tenn. (around $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $55K) is Tulsa, Okla. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to $109K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $158K per year for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Certified Professional Engineers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $96K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Whirlpool Corporation pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business & Marketing the most — approximately $88K.
In this position, it pays to have Product Development in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $83K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly a third of Whirlpool Corporation's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Whirlpool Corporation gives paid vacation to 37 percent and paid sick leave to a sixth of survey respondents. The vast majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). The vast majority of employees can count on health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.