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On average, employees at Western Digital give their company a 3.8 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Western Digital employees are Senior Principal Engineers submitting an average rating of 3.4 and Principal Engineers with a rating of 2.9.

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3.8
Average Rating
(based on 104 Western Digital Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.7
Growth Opportunities
3.4
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
3.9
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
3.8
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"Western Digital is a good environment for developers because they put developers first. I never once had an issue where I felt that the higher-ups weren't treating us like "the talent". That's unique to Western Digital."
Posted 8 years ago in Irvine, CA
Western Digital Employee

"Western Digital is a strong Company"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"I have been working for Western Digital for almost 3 years. Work life balance is great. Great benefits, good 401K and company matching as well. They also have a good ESPP program."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.8
Western Digital (142)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Milliman (9)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Ascensus (7)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (9,300)
Staff Engineer

"Great company to work for, people are very professional and kind. Enjoyed working there. I would recommend to any qualified people who wants to have a good future."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
QA Manager

"I am working with western digital from the past 6 years and its a very strong company and great foundation. Company gives good platform to the people to enhance people skill set and offer various platforms to succeed as it believes in diversity and great thinking."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"I've worked at Western Digital since 2015. I’ve found it to be a good company with strong ethical values focused on customer and employee values. The company employ around 40,000 employees worldwide including all its subsidiaries."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"Excellent compensation Good working culture but lack of communication Hard work will be rewarded Promotion can take awhile"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"Western Digital is a good company to work for. There seems to be a good, consistent balance of autonomy and work-life balance that may not be found everywhere."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"I've worked for Western Digital for 3 years. It has been a very rewarding experience. I've had the opportunity to build out my team and factory, and have been recognized appropriately for my successes."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"I am working here since 4 years. Organization takes care of its employees. working here is a great learning opportunity for me. All employees believe in team working and i have always found my colleagues to be very helpful."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"I was impressed with the goal of transformation that the executive management team of Western Digital has of wanting to transform itself from a device company to a solution-driven company. That goal of transformation was made evident by the support and commitment made to the teams responsible for that goal."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"Great place to work, especially for the MHO team in Fremont CA, and systems automation in Malaysia and Thailand."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"Worked for at the company for several years. Going through changes In business, leadership and market."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"Older company that is trying to reinvent itself by using newer technology. Overall good company."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Western Digital Employee

"I worked at Western Digital for 5 years in the Enterprise SSD department. The group lacked direction as there were too many internal groups doing the same thing."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Test Engineer

"I've worked for Western Digital for 2 years now and it has been nothing short of amazing. The team atmosphere is absolutely great. The technology that is being worked on is cutting edge."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Western Digital Reviews FAQs

Is Western Digital a good company to work for?

Western Digital has an overall rating of 3.8 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 104 Western Digital Review Ratings left anonymously by Western Digital employees, which is 3% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 90% of employees would recommend working at Western Digital.

Does Western Digital pay their employees well?

Western Digital employees earn $78,500 annually on average, or $38 per hour, which is 19% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 63 Western Digital employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Western Digital Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a Western Digital?

90% of employees would recommend working at Western Digital with the overall rating of 3.8 out of 5. Employees also rated Western Digital 3.7 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.9 for Rewards You Receive, 3.4 for Growth Opportunities and 3.8 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Western Digital?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Western Digital is a Director at $235,000 annually. Browse Western Digital Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Western Digital?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Western Digital is a Shipping Clerk at $20,000 annually. Browse Western Digital Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Western Digital?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Western Digital to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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