Average Salary for Whirlpool Corporation Employees

Operating out of Benton Harbor, Mich., household appliance manufacturing company Whirlpool Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Project Engineer to Mechanical Engineer. The median salary at Whirlpool Corporation is $68K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Whirlpool Corporation employees is your experience level, though geography and what you do at the company play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022


Household Appliance Manufacturing, Household Appliances

Whirlpool Corp

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $72K annually. The largest slice of the Whirlpool Corporation workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $62K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($79K annually) can be spotted in Dayton, Ohio; Miami, Fla. ($75K), St. Joseph, Mich. (around $72K), and the company's headquarter city of Benton Harbor, Mich. ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. Cleveland, Tenn. is near the bottom for pay at $42K. Within the firm, employees working in Florida take home the most — approximately $76K per year on average.


Manufacturing Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $75K annually; Project Engineers, Production Supervisors, and Electrical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $74K, around $68K, and $66K, respectively. Data Analysts at Whirlpool Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $48K on average) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $130K per year for Certified Professional Engineers; non-accredited workers make much less. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $90K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Whirlpool Corporation — these employees make the most at around $112K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be People Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $117K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of workers and dental coverage for a large number of employees. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, relocation expenses, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Whirlpool Corporation


24 %
76 %
$39,921 - $78,329
$49,868 - $100,406

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$39,976 - $78,935
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$64,014 - $126,980
$62,400 - $111,229
$52,851 - $90,500
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