Average Salary for Fannie Mae Corporation Employees

Based in Washington, District of Columbia,financial services industry player Fannie Mae Corporation offers many employment opportunities, including Loan Operations Specialist and Financial Analyst positions. Generous compensation can be found at Fannie Mae Corporation; employee salaries often surpass six figures and average pay comes to $104K annually. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Fannie Mae Corporation. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Fannie Mae Corporation typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Fannie Mae Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Loan Operations Specialist (4)
$39,067 - $95,357  
[-]Loan Operations Specialist (4)
Salary$38,849 - $88,619  
Total Pay$39,067 - $95,357  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (3)
$58,833 - $152,910  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (3)
Salary$58,666 - $137,101  
Total Pay$58,833 - $152,910  
[+]Financial Analyst (3)
$47,979 - $107,120  
[+]Financial Analyst (3)
Salary$48,547 - $99,087  
Bonus$756 - $11,248  
Total Pay$47,979 - $107,120  
[+]Application Support Analyst (2)
$57,713 - $113,077  
[+]Application Support Analyst (2)
Salary$56,664 - $107,466  
Total Pay$57,713 - $113,077  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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About This Company

Washington, District of Columbia 

Financial Services

fannie Mae

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Typically, Finance Directors are the best paid with salaries hovering at around $165K; Credit Risk Analysts, Financial Analysts, and Application Support Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $91K, $85K, and approximately $83K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Fannie Mae Corporation are Operations Analysts — typical salaries for this role approach $56K.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $66K. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $97K. The largest fraction of Fannie Mae Corporation people (37 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $118K annually.


Median pay is highest in Mclean (approximately $104K per year), followed by Dallas ($104K), Herndon ($102K), and Reston (about $100K). High paychecks are not found in Glendale; in fact, at approximately $70K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $125K annually) in Pennsylvania.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach $126K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at about $116K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) at Fannie Mae Corporation — these employees make the most at $150K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $114K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; nearly one-eighth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Merely one-half of workers at Fannie Mae Corporation earn paid vacation and paid sick time. The greater part of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A strong majority of workers report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Fannie Mae Corporation folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Fannie Mae Corporation


42 %
58 %
$55,687 - $114,926
$61,118 - $127,601
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 17 votes.

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