Life at Mastercard

When we believe and build together,
it creates Priceless possibilities for everyone.


Mastercard employees unlocking their potential


Global offices strengthening our inclusive culture


Business units driving collaboration

Live well from day 1: Benefits at Mastercard

We are committed to supporting our diverse and inclusive workforce across the globe.

As part of that commitment, Mastercard offers generous benefit programs that are designed using global standards to ensure the financial, emotional, and medical safety of all our employees and their loved ones.
Flexible work
Flexibility to get the job done where and when you work best. Find your balance with the opportunity for hybrid work, have a flexible start time and access to four Work from Elsewhere weeks.
Minimum 3 weeks vacation Our guaranteed time off supports you to relax, rest and recharge. Our leave plans allow you to focus on your mental and physical wellbeing.
Wellbeing benefits Work and life should fit together. When you feel well, you live well - both professionally and personally. Get access to best-in-class well-being resources (mental, physical, financial, and social) to help you be your best.
New parent leave
Our global New Parent Leave benefit supports adoption and childbirth for all employees who become parents by adoption or childbirth in all geographies – regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or caregiver status. It provides a global standard of 16 weeks of 100% paid leave and maintains 100% of bonus eligibility during this time.
Volunteer incentives MC Cares, Giving Tuesday and Five Paid Volunteer Days are just some of the many benefits we offer to support our employees' passions. Volunteer efforts are an important part of our culture. 
Retirement readiness Our employees can take advantage of our generous matching contribution of 10% of base pay each year by participating in their local retirement program. The company matching contributions are 100% vested from day one!

Our culture in action

We believe that action with impact rings louder. See how Mastercard employees are unlocking their potential.
Doing well by doing good is truly part of the DNA of our organization, as well as each one of us individually. We are all driven by the same passion, generosity and professionality. And this is what makes us truly unique.
Nicola V.
EVP, Public Sector
Amsterdam, Netherlands
I never miss a game, a field trip, a dinner at home, or a project deadline. I have extended home hours so I can leave later in the morning and most days, I go home for lunch. Mastercard has provided me with the opportunity to spend more time with my children. It's something you just don't get everywhere.
Rosita E. Lead Product Manager - Technical
St. Louis, Missouri
Since day one at Mastercard, I've had access to competitive retirement matching, flex work and great health and wellness benefits that have supported my work-life balance.
Kenyatta H. Manager, Product Development
St. Louis, Missouri
As a working parent, I appreciate our flexwork culture, Work From Elsewhere days and focus on mental wellbeing. Mastercard has given me the opportunity to spend more time with my family while driving strong career growth.
Pavani G. Senior Managing Consultant, Advisors Business Development

Awards and honors

Learn more about how our world-class culture is recognized and celebrated.

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We create a culture of inclusion, because a company that embraces diverse perspectives leads to high-performing teams, innovation, and stronger business results. 

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