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Average Salary for The World Bank Group Employees

The median salary at The World Bank Group is $70K per year. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at The World Bank Group. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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The World Bank Group typically pays:
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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 (4)
$41,808 - $168,588  
[-]Economist (4)
Salary$46,574 - $150,087  
Bonus$714 - $16,444  
Total Pay$41,808 - $168,588  
[+]Communications Officer (3)
$48,595 - $156,348  
[+]Communications Officer (3)
Salary$46,499 - $151,734  
Total Pay$48,595 - $156,348  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
$28,456 - $62,656  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
Total Pay$28,456 - $62,656  
[+]Financial Analyst (2)
$45,179 - $97,176  
[+]Financial Analyst (2)
Salary$45,509 - $88,393  
Total Pay$45,179 - $97,176  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $61K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $78K per year on average.


By state, The World Bank Group pays its District of Columbia employees the most; the pay rate there is about $77K annually.


Communications Officers earn the highest median pay at $92K per year, followed by Economists ($89K) and Financial Analysts (around $62K).

Certifications and Degrees

Business Certificate Holders receive bigger paychecks (about $59K annually) than those without credentials. The World Bank Group compensates Doctorate (PhD)-holders the most at around $105K per year.


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 $92K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Data Analysis; slightly less than a fifth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Social Media Marketing, Web Content Management, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at The World Bank Group can sometimes lack paid time off; a third of survey participants get paid vacation days, and half of respondents receive paid sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. A solid majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of workers also include dental insurance. Perks also include life insurance, flexible hours, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

Key Stats for The World Bank Group


45 %
55 %
$44,937 - $134,621
$45,854 - $100,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
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