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Average Salary for Discover Financial Services LLC Employees

The average employee at Discover Financial Services LLC takes home $62K per year. Though your city and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Discover Financial Services LLC, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Discover Financial Services LLC
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Manager, Marketing (5)
$57,114 - $117,397  
[-]Project Manager, Marketing (5)
Salary$57,117 - $108,437  
Bonus$1,047 - $12,994  
Total Pay$57,114 - $117,397  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (4)
$20,429 - $40,112  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (4)
Salary$21,483 - $38,934  
Total Pay$20,429 - $40,112  
[+]Credit Analyst (4)
$23,451 - $56,642  
[+]Credit Analyst (4)
Total Pay$23,451 - $56,642  
[+]Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) (4)
$32,646 - $64,418  
[+]Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) (4)
Total Pay$32,646 - $64,418  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148

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Data Modelers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $95K annually on average; Marketing Project Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $88K, followed by Project Managers earning approximately $87K and Instructional Designers making $56K. Customer Service Representatives make an average $29K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $81K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Chicago, Ill. (approximately $79K), the company's headquarter city of Riverwoods, Ill. ($77K), and Phoenix, Ariz. (around $55K) are the next top-paying cities. New Castle, Del. ranks low on the pay scale — at $43K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to about $79K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $82K per year. The largest fraction of Discover Financial Services LLC people (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $59K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Chartered Financial Analysts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $107K per year. Sun Certified Java Programmers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $92K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Discover Financial Services LLC — these employees make the most at approximately $86K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $88K annually. SQL is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly one in eight of Discover Financial Services LLC's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for a large number of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Discover Financial Services LLC


43 %
57 %
$42,932 - $81,720
$48,286 - $94,234
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
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