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Average Salary for MasterCard Worldwide Employees

MasterCard Worldwide is a financial services firm headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. that hires for Information Technology Project Manager positions, Associate Software Engineer roles, and more. Generous compensation can be found at MasterCard Worldwide; employee salaries often surpass six figures and average pay comes to $104K annually. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for MasterCard Worldwide workers, followed by your experience level and geography. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

MasterCard Worldwide typically pays:
above market
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at 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)
$55,377 - $161,508  
[-]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (7)
Salary$56,711 - $140,778  
Bonus$2,618 - $28,814  
Profit Disbursement$806 - $12,085  
Total Pay$55,377 - $161,508  
[+]Associate Software Engineer (3)
$44,724 - $80,987  
[+]Associate Software Engineer (3)
Salary$44,215 - $75,187  
Bonus$892 - $10,193  
Total Pay$44,724 - $80,987  
[+]Senior Systems Analyst (2)
$61,023 - $132,301  
[+]Senior Systems Analyst (2)
Salary$56,195 - $109,821  
Bonus$2,143 - $20,466  
Total Pay$61,023 - $132,301  
[+]Vice President (VP), Marketing (2)
$130,097 - $244,863  
[+]Vice President (VP), Marketing (2)
Salary$108,693 - $205,523  
Bonus$10,919 - $61,267  
Total Pay$130,097 - $244,863  
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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 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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About This Company

St. Louis, Missouri 10577


Financial Services


Mastercard, Mastercard International

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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.

Key Stats for MasterCard Worldwide


42 %
58 %
$45,615 - $132,453
$55,624 - $116,134
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
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