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Average Salary for MasterCard Worldwide Employees

MasterCard Worldwide is a financial services firm headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri that hires for Information Technology Project Manager positions, Senior Software Engineer roles, and more. With average pay surpassing six figures at MasterCard Worldwide ($105K), workers enjoy generous pay. MasterCard Worldwide paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though geography and your role at the company are also considered. Responses to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

How This Employer Pays

MasterCard Worldwide typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Employer: MasterCard Worldwide
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (7)
$55,142 - $162,207  
[-]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (7)
Salary$57,295 - $138,468  
Bonus$2,682 - $30,067  
Profit Disbursement$867 - $8,945  
Total Pay$55,142 - $162,207  
[+]Senior Analyst, Finance (2)
$71,698 - $117,324  
[+]Senior Analyst, Finance (2)
Salary$67,584 - $106,099  
Bonus$2,812 - $14,315  
Total Pay$71,698 - $117,324  
[+]Software Consultant (2)
$70,921 - $154,537  
[+]Software Consultant (2)
Salary$63,901 - $125,169  
Bonus$2,329 - $33,149  
Total Pay$70,921 - $154,537  
[+]Senior Executive Assistant (2)
$44,086 - $80,744  
[+]Senior Executive Assistant (2)
Salary$44,034 - $75,581  
Bonus$557 - $7,953  
Total Pay$44,086 - $80,744  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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MasterCard Worldwide Details

St. Louis, Missouri 10577


Financial Services


Mastercard, Mastercard International

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $58K. Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is around $90K annually. For the most part, a representative employee at MasterCard Worldwide has been working for 10-19 years and makes about $102K per year.


Median pay is highest in Purchase ($105K annually), followed by New York ($102K), Stamford ($92K), and O'fallon (about $91K). At $51K, Miami is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; salaries there average to approximately $103K per year.


Senior Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $104K — though Software Consultants, Risk Managers, and Information Technology Project Managers also do fairly well at around $104K, $100K, and around $98K, respectively. Associate Software Engineers at MasterCard Worldwide do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $58K) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $128K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding salaries and education, MasterCard Worldwide pays those with a Bachelor's Degree, Finance the most — $109K.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Microsoft SQL Server; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $112K. One of the more prevalent skills at MasterCard Worldwide is Project Management, with nearly one-third considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Business Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 43 percent. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, MasterCard Worldwide provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a solid majority of workers participate. A strong majority of workers receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, gym membership, and life insurance.

Key Stats

42 %
58 %
$45,302 - $104,467
$55,234 - $116,495
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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