The highest average salaries go to Marketing VPs, who bring in close to $157K per year, though Risk Managers are not far behind at $100K along with Business Analysts (about $90K) and Information Technology Project Managers ($89K). Among the lower-paid positions at MasterCard Worldwide are Associate Software Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $58K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $57K annually. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $90K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of MasterCard Worldwide employees (34 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $104K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($140K per year) can be spotted in Stamford, Conn.; Purchase, N.Y. (around $110K), New York, N.Y. (approximately $102K), and O'fallon, Mo. (about $72K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $69K, St. Louis, Mo. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. MasterCard Worldwide workers in Connecticut earn the most — $150K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $130K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. MasterCard Worldwide provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration — these employees rake in $102K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $94K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Business Analysis; a little less than one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Java.
Benefits and Perks
Only one-half of survey participants at MasterCard Worldwide enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in three respondents can take sick leave. A large number of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A large number of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and life insurance.