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. An average Whirlpool Corporation employee can expect to make $68K per year. Though what you do at the company and geography do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Whirlpool Corporation. The data for this report comes from responses to 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

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $72K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $60K per year on average.


Senior Electrical Engineers earn the highest median pay at approximately $88K annually, followed by Senior Mechanical Engineers ($84K), Project Engineers (around $77K), and Senior Internal Auditors (about $65K). Among the lower-paid positions at Whirlpool Corporation are Sourcing Associates — the median salary for this role approaches $50K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $82K per year) can be spotted in Marion, Ohio; St. Joseph, Mich. ($74K), Miami, Fla. ($71K), and Cleveland, Tenn. (about $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Knoxville, Tenn. — at approximately $52K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Whirlpool Corporation employees make the most in Illinois, earning $126K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $158K per year for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Professional Engineers with credentials; these people earn about $96K annually on average. Whirlpool Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business & Marketing — these employees rake in $88K per year.


Employees who count Engineering Design among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $80K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Whirlpool Corporation is Project Management; around one in three of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Two in five employees receive paid vacation, and only a sixth of respondents get sick leave. The vast majority of employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A large number of employees report having health insurance, and most survey participants report having dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for Whirlpool Corporation


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$38,783 - $69,580
$44,964 - $86,772
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1-4 years
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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