Average Salary for Fannie Mae Corporation Employees

Operating out of Washington, District of Columbia, financial services company Fannie Mae Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Loan Operations Specialist to Financial Engineer. Workers at Fannie Mae Corporation bring home significant six-figure salaries — on average, employees make $104K. At Fannie Mae Corporation, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and geography each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Washington, District of Columbia 

Financial Services

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Information Technology Directors, Senior Business Analysts, IT Senior Project Managers, and Economists; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $153K annually, the other salaries come in at $125K, $117K, and approximately $95K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Fannie Mae Corporation are Loan Operations Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches about $64K.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $95K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $69K annually on average. The largest slice of the Fannie Mae Corporation workforce (32 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $126K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($122K annually) can be spotted in Arlington, Va.; Mclean, Va. ($120K), Reston, Va. (around $111K), and Herndon, Va. ($110K) are the next top-paying cities. Dallas, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $87K. The highest pay by state can be found in Virginia, where salaries average out at $116K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ScrumMasters are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $134K annually. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $131K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Fannie Mae Corporation pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) the most — around $127K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $126K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Data Analysis; nearly one in five deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include SAS, Business Analysis, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in four survey participants at Fannie Mae Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just 36 percent can take sick leave. A large number of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. At Fannie Mae Corporation, most workers have health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Fannie Mae Corporation


37 %
63 %
$55,369 - $116,074
$61,277 - $130,772
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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based on 12 votes.

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