Average Salary for The World Bank Group Employees

The World Bank Group pays its employees $72K annually on average. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at The World Bank Group, but your role at the company affects income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

The World Bank Group typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
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Employer: The World Bank Group
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Economist (5)
$49,545 - $154,016  
[-]Economist (5)
Salary$50,213 - $157,668  
Bonus$53.11 - $7,815  
Total Pay$49,545 - $154,016  
[+]Communications Officer (2)
$61,945 - $134,044  
[+]Communications Officer (2)
Salary$60,687 - $127,724  
Total Pay$61,945 - $134,044  
[+]Technical Consultant (2)
$50,800 - $132,010  
[+]Technical Consultant (2)
Total Pay$50,800 - $132,010  
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
$29,127 - $65,642  
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
Total Pay$29,127 - $65,642  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $61K. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns $79K per year.


Across its U.S. offices, the state of District of Columbia pays The World Bank Group the most — around $77K annually on average.


Typically, Economists are the best paid with salaries hovering at $106K; Communications Officers, Financial Officers, and Financial Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $90K, about $64K, and around $62K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Public Accountants, who make $66K. Business Certificate Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of approximately $59K per year. The best paid folks at The World Bank Group have a Doctorate (PhD), earning $124K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $92K. Data Analysis is a popular skill in the The World Bank Group workforce; just under a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Policy Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Web Content Management.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only a quarter of workers receiving paid vacation and 38 percent receiving paid sick days. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at The World Bank Group, including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Most workers report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. Other privileges include flexible hours, life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for The World Bank Group


45 %
55 %
$45,913 - $113,001
$44,451 - $100,840
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
$45,128 - $98,264

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