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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 Senior Mechanical Engineer. Employees at Whirlpool Corporation make $65K per year on average. Whirlpool Corporation paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your experience level and where you live are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Whirlpool Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Engineer (9)
$54,427 - $111,759  
[-]Project Engineer (9)
Salary$54,697 - $102,490  
Bonus$1,481 - $15,586  
Total Pay$54,427 - $111,759  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (4)
$47,472 - $75,113  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (4)
Salary$50,006 - $72,196  
Total Pay$47,472 - $75,113  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (4)
$60,150 - $110,408  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (4)
Salary$60,780 - $107,342  
Total Pay$60,150 - $110,408  
[+]Sourcing Associate (4)
$38,238 - $74,437  
[+]Sourcing Associate (4)
Salary$37,220 - $64,717  
Bonus$1,185 - $11,649  
Total Pay$38,238 - $74,437  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143

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Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022


Household Appliance Manufacturing, Household Appliances

Whirlpool Corp

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Principal Mechanical Engineers, Senior Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $128K annually, the other salaries come in at $84K, $76K, and around $64K, respectively. Financial compensation for Project Analysts is rather low — on average only $48K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Average pay is about $67K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Whirlpool Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $59K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($82K per year) can be spotted in Marion, Ohio; St. Joseph, Mich. ($76K), Cleveland, Tenn. ($68K), and the company's headquarter city of Benton Harbor, Mich. (about $64K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Tulsa, Okla. at approximately $55K. The highest pay by state can be found in Illinois, where salaries average out at $120K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $158K per year. Certified Professional Engineers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $96K annually. Whirlpool Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business & Marketing — these employees rake in around $88K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Engineering Design; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $81K annually. A common skill in Whirlpool Corporation's work force is Project Management; just under a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of survey participants at Whirlpool Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just a fifth of survey participants can take sick leave. A large number of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most respondents, and a large number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Whirlpool Corporation


31 %
69 %
$40,547 - $70,328
$40,612 - $87,652
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
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