When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Miami, Fla. (around $74K), St. Joseph, Mich. ($73K), and Cedar Rapids, Iowa (about $70K) are the next top-paying cities. Knoxville, Tenn. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $50K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Illinois, where they average to $98K per year.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $73K annually on average. The largest fraction of Whirlpool Corporation people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $63K per year on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineers, Electrical Engineers, and Production Supervisors; while the first receives the highest median pay at $84K annually, the other salaries come in at about $75K, around $73K, and $70K, respectively. Cost Analysts at Whirlpool Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($60K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $128K per year. ASQ Certified Quality Engineers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $106K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Whirlpool Corporation pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance the most — around $300K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $81K per year. A common skill in Whirlpool Corporation's work force is Microsoft Excel; nearly one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most employees receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and relocation expenses.