Marketing VPs earn the highest median pay at around $157K per year, followed by VPs of Product Management (approximately $150K), Risk Managers ($100K), and Software Engineers ($73K). MasterCard Worldwide hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Associate Software Engineers (about $59K on average).
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $60K annually. Average pay is $80K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of MasterCard Worldwide folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $108K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $115K per year) can be spotted in Stamford, Conn.; Purchase, N.Y. (about $113K), New York, N.Y. ($100K), and Miami, Fla. ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in St. Louis, Mo.; in fact, at approximately $67K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Connecticut; salaries there average to $133K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Software Testers, who make around $91K per year. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of about $89K annually on average. Employees who have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) make the most here, hauling in $110K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Strategic Marketing among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $125K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; just under one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Business Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Only 36 percent at MasterCard Worldwide enjoy paid vacation time, and just 28 percent can take sick leave. Most workers save for retirement through MasterCard Worldwide's 401(k) plan. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at MasterCard Worldwide are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and life insurance.