Average Salary for MasterCard Worldwide Employees

MasterCard Worldwide is a financial services firm headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. that hires for Software Engineer positions, Senior Business Analyst roles, and more. Compensation for MasterCard Worldwide employees is around $87K per year on average. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at MasterCard Worldwide. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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St. Louis, Missouri 10577


Financial Services


Mastercard, Mastercard International

Source: Freebase


Earning around $160K annually on average, VPs of Product Management receive the most money, followed by IT Senior Project Managers (approximately $83K), User Experience Designers (about $75K), and Senior Business Analysts ($74K). Associate Software Engineers at MasterCard Worldwide do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($61K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $67K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $76K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (28 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $109K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $110K annually) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; Purchase, N.Y. ($87K), Detroit, Mich. ($83K), and White Plains, N.Y. (about $81K) are the next top-paying cities. St. Louis, Mo. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $75K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $169K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $113K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $110K per year. Employees who have a Master of Computer Science (MCS) make the most here, hauling in $115K annually.


Employees who count Agile Software Development among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $93K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at MasterCard Worldwide is Project Management, with nearly one-fourth considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know Business Analysis, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office as well.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one in four employees report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A large number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At MasterCard Worldwide, most workers have health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for MasterCard Worldwide


48 %
52 %
$58,845 - $95,216
$60,209 - $115,369

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$59,128 - $104,772
$62,416 - $127,171
$75,848 - $145,000
Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA), Corporate Strategy & International Business
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