Dec 18, 2014, EST If Apple Were A Worker Cooperative, Each Employee Would Earn At Least $403K Cameron Keng Former Contributor Entrepreneurs I cover a lot of taxes and even more about business. Apple has 98,000 employees and earned $39.5 billion after tax over the past year. If Apple was a worker cooperative, then each employee would've received a $403,000 dividend on top of their salaries. Even the lowest paid worker would've earned at least $403,000 in Apple as worker cooperative meme