Bringing in the most money are Marketing VPs — their earnings average about $157K per year. VPs of Product Management are a close second at $150K along with Risk Managers (approximately $100K) and Information Technology Project Managers (around $89K). Financial compensation for Associate Software Engineers is rather low — on average only $58K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $82K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $59K per year. Overall, the greater share of MasterCard Worldwide folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $102K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($140K per year) can be spotted in Stamford, Conn.; Purchase, N.Y. ($110K), New York, N.Y. (approximately $101K), and O'fallon, Mo. (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities. St. Louis, Mo. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $71K. By state, Connecticut offers the highest pay at around $150K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration at MasterCard Worldwide — these employees make the most at about $102K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Product Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $145K annually. A common skill in MasterCard Worldwide's work force is Project Management; nearly one in three of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Business Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Only two in five survey participants at MasterCard Worldwide enjoy paid vacation time, and just 31 percent can take sick leave. Most employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. MasterCard Worldwide provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and a strong majority of respondents do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.