Average Salary for Fannie Mae Corporation Employees

Fannie Mae Corporation is a financial services firm headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia that hires for Business Analyst positions, Economist roles, and more. Pay is high at Fannie Mae Corporation where employees can expect to earn an average of $92K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Fannie Mae Corporation fluctuate depending on your experience level; what you do at the company and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Washington, District of Columbia 

Financial Services

fannie Mae

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $72K annually. Survey participants who have worked at Fannie Mae Corporation for between five and 10 years earn around $92K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $120K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Credit Risk Analysts, who earn an average $125K per year, closely trailed by IT Business Analysts (approximately $95K), Economists ($80K), and Information Technology Auditors (approximately $77K). Business Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $62K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $128K annually) can be spotted in Mclean, Va.; Washington, DC ($97K), Reston, Va. (about $94K), and Dallas, Texas ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Herndon, Va. at approximately $76K. By state, Fannie Mae Corporation employees make the most in Virginia, earning $95K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $130K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Direct Endorsement Certifications with credentials; these people earn $105K per year on average. At Fannie Mae Corporation, employees who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) receive the highest salaries at about $96K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be People Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $153K annually. Folks here also tend to know Data Analysis; on the survey, just over a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Fannie Mae Corporation; the company rewards only 31 percent with paid vacation time and only 42 percent with sick leave. Most employees report contributing to a 401(k). Nearly all respondents have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Fannie Mae Corporation


38 %
62 %
$57,262 - $94,202
$62,281 - $130,291

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$59,033 - $110,427
$66,269 - $129,500
$75,000 - $113,000
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