Average Salary for The Walt Disney Company Employees

The Walt Disney Company is a entertainment firm headquartered in Burbank, Calif. that hires for Senior Financial Analyst positions, Senior Software Engineer roles, and more. The Walt Disney Company employees bring home $64K annually on average. Though how long you've been working and geography do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at The Walt Disney Company. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Walt Disney Company Median Salary by Job


Senior Financial Analyst
16 profiles

Executive Assistant
12 profiles

Operations Manager
11 profiles

United States (change)

Senior Software Engineer
9 profiles

Marketing Manager
8 profiles

Software Engineer
7 profiles

Financial Analyst
7 profiles

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  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 508
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About This Company

550 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, California 91521


Entertainment, Motion Picture and Video Production, Media


Walt Disney World Co., Walt Disney Co, Walt Disney Co., Walt Disney Company

Source: Freebase


Senior Software Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $127K per year; Marketing Managers, Software Engineers, and Senior Financial Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $99K, around $93K, and approximately $78K, respectively. Financial Analysts at The Walt Disney Company do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($51K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $60K annually. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $74K per year. The largest fraction of The Walt Disney Company people (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $97K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $119K per year) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; Glendale, Calif. ($90K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($80K), and Anaheim, Calif. (approximately $75K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Orlando, Fla. at about $67K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Washington, where the average salary is approximately $118K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Information Systems Security Professionals, who make $130K per year. On average, salaries rise to around $120K annually for accredited Certified Scrum Product Owners. Employees who have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) make the most here, hauling in $139K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Strategic Marketing; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $103K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one-fifth of The Walt Disney Company's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

37 percent have paid vacation, and only about 31 percent can take paid time off for illness. A solid majority of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of workers also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for The Walt Disney Company


45 %
55 %
$44,790 - $94,382
$51,370 - $112,929

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 157 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$51,246 - $114,007
$43,208 - $100,138
$59,347 - $91,976
$53,829 - $118,806

Popular Locations for The Walt Disney Company

  1. Orlando, Florida
  2. Burbank, California
  3. Los Angeles, California
  4. Anaheim, California
  5. New York, New York
  6. Seattle, Washington
  7. Glendale, California

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