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.