Average Salary for First Data Merchant Services Employees

Headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colo., First Data Merchant Services offers a range of employment opportunities in the financial services, from Senior Compliance Analyst to Product Manager of e-Commerce. The median salary at First Data Merchant Services is $52K annually. Though your city and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at First Data Merchant Services, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111


Financial Services

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Bringing in the most money are Product Managers of e-Commerce — their earnings average $90K per year. Application Developers are a close second at approximately $52K along with Senior Compliance Analysts (about $47K) and Corporate Trainers ($42K).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $85K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Melville, N.Y. ($78K), Hagerstown, Md. (approximately $55K), and Baltimore, Md. (around $52K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($48K) in Coral Springs, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across First Data Merchant Services' U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home about $117K per year.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at First Data Merchant Services for between five and 10 years earn $70K annually on average. The largest fraction of First Data Merchant Services people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $61K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); First Data Merchant Services awards about $98K to these degree-holders.


In this position, it pays to have Data Modeling in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $80K annually. A common skill in First Data Merchant Services' work force is Microsoft Excel; slightly more than a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Data Analysis, Microsoft Word, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 31 percent. Approximately half take advantage of the 401(k) plan that First Data Merchant Services sponsors. A fair number of employees receive health insurance, and a fair number of workers get dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for First Data Merchant Services


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61 %
$48,623 - $74,000
$34,963 - $113,003

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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