Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $81K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Discover Financial Services LLC employees (35 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $63K annually on average.
Senior Financial Analysts rake in the most money, with average earnings of $95K per year; Marketing Project Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $81K, while Project Managers and Software Developers rank near the top as well ($74K and around $64K, respectively). Customer Service Team Leaders are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $46K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $83K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; the company's headquarter city of Riverwoods, Ill. (around $75K), Phoenix, Ariz. (about $68K), and Houston, Texas ($66K) are the next top-paying cities. At $47K, Salt Lake City, Utah is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Illinois, where they average to $82K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Cisco Certified Network Professionals earn $124K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at Discover Financial Services LLC have a Master of Science (MS), earning approximately $95K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report SQL among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $75K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one in four of Discover Financial Services LLC's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most survey participants, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, optional telecommute / work from home, and life insurance.