Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $81K annually. Overall, the greater share of Discover Financial Services LLC folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $58K per year.
Data Modelers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $95K annually; Senior Java Developers, Marketing Project Managers, and Senior Software Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $91K, $86K, and $72K, respectively. Customer Service Representatives make an average around $27K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($83K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Chicago, Ill. ($82K), the company's headquarter city of Riverwoods, Ill. ($78K), and Phoenix, Ariz. (about $55K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Columbus, Ohio; in fact, at approximately $44K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to $83K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Regulatory Compliance Managers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $119K per year. Chartered Financial Analysts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $107K annually. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Discover Financial Services LLC come out on top, and their salaries approach $86K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $81K annually. A common skill in Discover Financial Services LLC's work force is Microsoft Office; close to one-seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include SQL, People Management, and Team Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For almost all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. Discover Financial Services LLC also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a stock purchase plan.