Average Salary for Fannie Mae Corporation Employees

Fannie Mae Corporation is a financial services firm headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia that hires for Loan Operations Specialist positions, Financial Engineer roles, and more. Generous compensation can be found at Fannie Mae Corporation; employee salaries often surpass six figures and average pay comes to $104K annually. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Fannie Mae Corporation, but your experience level and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Washington, District of Columbia 

Financial Services

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Information Technology Directors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $153K per year; Senior Business Analysts, IT Senior Project Managers, and Economists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $125K, $117K, and $95K, respectively. Near the bottom at Fannie Mae Corporation are Loan Operations Specialists, pulling in an average of just approximately $64K.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Fannie Mae Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $95K annually on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $69K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $126K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($122K per year) can be spotted in Arlington, Va.; Mclean, Va. (around $120K), Reston, Va. (approximately $111K), and Herndon, Va. ($110K) are the next top-paying cities. Dallas, Texas is near the bottom for pay at $87K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Virginia; salaries there average to around $116K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ScrumMasters have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $134K per year. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $131K annually. The best paid folks at Fannie Mae Corporation have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning approximately $127K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $126K annually. Data Analysis is a popular skill among Fannie Mae Corporation workers, with about one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include SAS, Business Analysis, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

A quarter of employees have paid vacation, and only about 36 percent can take paid time off for illness. Fannie Mae Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and most workers use this option to save for their retirement. For nearly all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are 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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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