Average Salary for International Monetary Fund (IMF) Employees

The average International Monetary Fund (IMF) employee earns $80K annually. How long you've been working influences pay for International Monetary Fund (IMF) workers the most, followed by your job title. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Median Salary by Job


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  • Updated: 20 Jun 2017
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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $74K per year. The largest slice of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $65K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Economists — their earnings average around $145K per year. Research Analysts are a close second at $66K along with Staff Assistants (about $47K).

Certifications and Degrees

At International Monetary Fund (IMF), employees who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) receive the highest salaries at $145K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Policy Analysis; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $145K annually. Folks here also tend to know Research Analysis; on the survey, one-fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and SQL.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, International Monetary Fund (IMF) gives paid vacation to a quarter of survey participants and paid sick leave to 42 percent. Most respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all survey participants, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, gym membership, laptop / notebook computer, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for International Monetary Fund (IMF)


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$55,028 - $81,389
$44,399 - $135,000

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