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Average Salary for Discover Financial Services LLC Employees

Employees at Discover Financial Services LLC make $61K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Discover Financial Services LLC fluctuate depending on where you live; what you do at the company and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Discover Financial Services LLC
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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.
[-]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (4)
$20,027 - $39,810  
[-]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (4)
Total Pay$20,027 - $39,810  
[+]Senior Underwriter (4)
$32,926 - $58,061  
[+]Senior Underwriter (4)
Bonus$857 - $12,781  
Total Pay$32,926 - $58,061  
[+]Account Manager (4)
$27,259 - $68,560  
[+]Account Manager (4)
Bonus$1,110 - $16,919  
Total Pay$27,259 - $68,560  
[+]Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer (4)
$59,296 - $104,200  
[+]Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer (4)
Salary$58,634 - $92,890  
Bonus$1,085 - $9,353  
Total Pay$59,296 - $104,200  
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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: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Median pay is highest in Naperville (approximately $94K per year), followed by the company's headquarter city of Riverwoods ($76K), Houston ($76K), and Chicago (around $76K). New Castle ranks low on the pay scale — at $37K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Discover Financial Services LLC employee makes about $106K annually.


Project Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $95K; Marketing Project Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $86K, followed by Associate Product Managers earning approximately $79K and Computer Programmers making $71K. Earning only $49K, Executive Administrative Assistants make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

A tenure of five to ten years results in average pay of $80K. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns approximately $58K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Chartered Financial Analysts receive bigger paychecks (around $107K) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Sun Certified Java Programmer s with credentials; these people typically earn $92K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance; Discover Financial Services LLC awards $96K to these degree-holders.


Skill-wise, employees who report Strategic Marketing as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning about $90K on average. A common skill in Discover Financial Services LLC's work force is Microsoft Office; close to one-sixth of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with SQL, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and the greater part of workers get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, gym membership, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

41 %
59 %
$40,546 - $82,314
$47,616 - $95,303
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

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