In 2019, IBM applied for 8072 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 77% were approved, 6% certified-withdrawn, and 17% withdrawn.
An in-depth look at ‘Certified-withdrawn’ H1B applications at IBM unveil that 1344 approved work permit applications were withdrawn before the employee’s start date, and 482 were withdrawn by IBM after the employee’s start date.
IBM has a total of 260000 employees
H1B Applications Outcome
*This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data
IBM applied for work permits in 11 departments - Engineering, Product, Design, Marketing, Operations, Business Development, Finance, Customer Support, HR, IT, and Sales. The highest concentration of work permits applied for were in the Engineering department with 42%; of those 77% were approved and 1% were denied.
The average salary offered to a IBM H1B applicant is $91,461* in comparison to a resident whose average salary is $110,111**. At IBM, H1B holders in the Design department are more likely to earn more than their US counterparts, earning 27% higher. Whereas in the Product department H1B workers are more likely to earn 45% lower than US residents at IBM.
* This data was calculated using publically sourced data from OFLC Performance Data
** estimated average salaries