Marketing VPs are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $157K per year; Risk Managers, Information Technology Project Managers, and Senior Systems Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $100K, about $98K, and approximately $87K, respectively. MasterCard Worldwide hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Associate Software Engineers (around $59K on average).
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $58K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $92K per year on average. The largest fraction of MasterCard Worldwide people (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $104K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $115K per year) can be spotted in Stamford, Conn.; Purchase, N.Y. ($112K), New York, N.Y. (around $102K), and O'fallon, Mo. (about $87K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($60K) in Miami, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $133K annually) in Connecticut.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make approximately $128K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree, Finance make the most here, hauling in $109K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Word in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $108K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; more than a third of MasterCard Worldwide's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Business Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
45 percent have paid vacation, and only about two-fifths of employees can take paid time off for illness. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, MasterCard Worldwide provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of employees participate. Most employees report having health insurance, and a fair number of respondents report having dental coverage. MasterCard Worldwide also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.