Average Salary for Whirlpool Corporation Employees

Whirlpool Corporation is a household appliance manufacturing firm headquartered in Benton Harbor, Mich. that hires for Project Engineer positions, Mechanical Engineer roles, and more. The average employee at Whirlpool Corporation takes home $69K per year. Whirlpool Corporation paychecks are largely negotiated based on your experience level, though your city and what you do at the company are also considered. 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

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $72K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Whirlpool Corporation employees (37 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $61K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in Marion, Ohio; Miami, Fla. (about $75K), St. Joseph, Mich. ($68K), and Cleveland, Tenn. (approximately $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($52K) in Knoxville, Tenn., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Illinois take home the most — $102K per year on average.


The highest average salaries go to Project Engineers, who bring in close to $74K annually, though Mechanical Engineers are not far behind at approximately $65K along with Supply Chain Analysts (about $60K) and Financial Analysts (around $60K). With salaries averaging about $50K, Project Analysts are among the lowest paid at Whirlpool Corporation.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $91K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make $88K on average. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Whirlpool Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach around $106K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Product Development; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $77K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Whirlpool Corporation is Project Management, with just under a third considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Whirlpool Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most employees, and a large number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Whirlpool Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, relocation expenses, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Whirlpool Corporation


24 %
76 %
$37,180 - $72,997
$47,771 - $89,629
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 30 votes.
$39,641 - $85,703
$41,106 - $74,661
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$63,817 - $124,775
$65,761 - $114,968

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