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Best Buy H1B Visa

In 2019, Best Buy applied for 74 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 84% were approved, 12% certified-withdrawn, 1% withdrawn, and 3% denied.

An in-depth look at ‘Certified-withdrawn’ H1B applications at Best Buy unveil that one approved work permit application was withdrawn before the employee’s start date, and 9 were withdrawn by Best Buy after the employee’s start date.

Work Permit Application Outcome at Best Buy

Best Buy has a total of 125000 employees

74
Total Applied
  • 84% Granted (62 out of 74)
  • 3% Denied (2 out of 74)
  • 1% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection (1 out of 74)
  • 12% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer (9 out of 74)

*This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Work Permit Applications by Department at Best Buy

Best Buy applied for work permits in 4 departments - Engineering, Product, Operations, and IT. The highest concentration of work permits applied for were in the Engineering department with 76%; of those 80% were approved and 2% were denied.

Total Number Applied: 74

DepartmentTotal
Engineering56
Product2
Operations2
IT1

Total Number Granted: 62

DepartmentTotal
Engineering45
Product2
Operations2
IT1

Total Number Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer: 9

DepartmentTotal
Engineering9

Total Number Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection: 1

DepartmentTotal
Engineering1

Total Number Denied: 2

DepartmentTotal
Engineering1

H1B Salaries vs. Resident Salaries

The average salary offered to a Best Buy H1B applicant is $115,371* in comparison to a resident whose average salary is $112,796**. At Best Buy, H1B holders in the IT department are more likely to earn more than their US counterparts, earning 28% higher. Whereas in the Product department H1B workers are more likely to earn 35% lower than US residents at Best Buy.

$115,371 *
H1B Salaries
$112,796 **
Resident Salaries
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Best Buy Salary Averages by Department

Department H1B Resident
Engineering$116,208$147,857
Product$148,500$226,768
Operations$88,422$61,742
IT$140,000$109,066

* This data was calculated using publically sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

** estimated average salaries

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