Average Salary for MasterCard Worldwide Employees

Headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., MasterCard Worldwide offers a range of employment opportunities in the financial services, from Associate Software Engineer to Software Engineer. Compensation for MasterCard Worldwide employees is around $87K per year on average. MasterCard Worldwide paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though geography and your experience level are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

St. Louis, Missouri 10577


Financial Services


Mastercard, Mastercard International

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The highest average salaries go to Marketing VPs, who bring in close to approximately $157K annually, though VPs of Product Management are not far behind at around $147K along with Risk Managers (about $100K) and Information Technology Project Managers ($89K). Associate Software Engineers make an average $58K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($140K per year) can be spotted in Stamford, Conn.; Purchase, N.Y. (approximately $108K), New York, N.Y. (about $101K), and O'fallon, Mo. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($70K) in Miami, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, MasterCard Worldwide employees make the most in Connecticut, earning $150K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $58K per year on average. Average pay is $82K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $104K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration at MasterCard Worldwide come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $102K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $93K per year. Business Analysis is a popular skill in the MasterCard Worldwide workforce; roughly a seventh of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Java, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Two-fifths of respondents receive paid vacation, and only a third of survey participants get sick leave. Most workers participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of employees and dental coverage for most survey participants. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for MasterCard Worldwide


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$50,000 - $133,764
$51,064 - $112,800
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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