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Western Digital Salaries

Western Digital's salary ranges from $50,559 in total compensation per year for a Data Scientist at the low-end to $296,400 for a Software Engineer at the high-end. Levels.fyi collects anonymous and verified salaries from current and former employees of Western Digital. Last updated: 3/2/2024

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Hardware Engineer
L1 $132K
L2 $145K
L3 $157K
L4 $168K
L5 $233K
L6 $255K
L7 $217K
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Vesting Schedule

25%

YR 1

25%

YR 2

25%

YR 3

25%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

At Western Digital, Main RSUs are subject to a 4-year vesting schedule:

  • 25% vests in the 1st-year (25.00% annually)

  • 25% vests in the 2nd-year (25.00% annually)

  • 25% vests in the 3rd-year (25.00% annually)

  • 25% vests in the 4th-year (25.00% annually)

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FAQ

The highest paying role reported at Western Digital is Software Engineer at the L6 level with a yearly total compensation of $296,400. This includes base salary as well as any potential stock compensation and bonuses.
The median yearly total compensation reported at Western Digital is $148,000.

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