The highest average salaries go to Principal Mechanical Engineers, who bring in close to $128K per year, though Senior Electrical Engineers are not far behind at $88K along with Senior Mechanical Engineers ($84K) and Project Engineers (around $76K). On the lower end are Sourcing Associates at approximately $50K on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $70K annually. Overall, the greater share of Whirlpool Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $61K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $82K annually) can be spotted in Marion, Ohio; St. Joseph, Mich. ($78K), Miami, Fla. (around $71K), and Cleveland, Tenn. ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tulsa, Okla. — at $55K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to $109K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $158K annually. On average, salaries rise to around $96K per year for accredited Certified Professional Engineers. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business & Marketing make the most here, hauling in $88K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Product Development among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $83K per year. A common skill in Whirlpool Corporation's work force is Project Management; close to one-third of survey participants report using it on the job. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 37 percent receiving paid vacation and around a sixth of workers receiving sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Whirlpool Corporation provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the vast majority of respondents participate. At Whirlpool Corporation, a large number of workers have health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Whirlpool Corporation are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.