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Average Salary for The World Bank Group Employees

Compensation for The World Bank Group employees tends to be around $71K annually. Your role at the company is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at The World Bank Group; how long you've been working has a (lesser) effect as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

The World Bank Group typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: The World Bank Group
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Economist (5)
$53,333 - $147,518  
[-]Economist (5)
Salary$46,995 - $155,466  
Bonus$68.06 - $9,019  
Total Pay$53,333 - $147,518  
[+]Communications Officer (2)
$64,478 - $132,467  
[+]Communications Officer (2)
Salary$62,256 - $113,586  
Total Pay$64,478 - $132,467  
[+]Technical Consultant (2)
$50,797 - $145,982  
[+]Technical Consultant (2)
Total Pay$50,797 - $145,982  
[+]Information Technology Officer (2)
$43,309 - $166,962  
[+]Information Technology Officer (2)
Salary$50,401 - $151,945  
Total Pay$43,309 - $166,962  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $61K. Survey participants who have worked at The World Bank Group for between five and ten years haul in about $82K on average. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (28 percent) have worked in their field for 10-19 years and now make $79K per year.


Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of District of Columbia, where they average to $78K annually.


Information Technology Officers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $115K — though Economists, Communications Officers, and Financial Officers also do fairly well at around $106K, about $90K, and approximately $64K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountant s have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $66K. At The World Bank Group, employees who hold a Doctorate (PhD) receive the highest salaries at $124K.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $100K. A common skill in The World Bank Group's work force is Data Analysis; nearly one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Web Content Management, Policy Analysis, and Social Media Marketing were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about a quarter of workers receiving paid vacation and close to two-fifths of workers receiving sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; The World Bank Group sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. The World Bank Group provides health insurance to most workers, and a majority of workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes flexible hours, life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats

44 %
56 %
$45,338 - $113,991
$44,298 - $101,651
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
$45,128 - $98,264

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