Average Salary for International Monetary Fund (IMF) Employees

International Monetary Fund (IMF) pays its employees $80K annually on average. At International Monetary Fund (IMF), the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company factors into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Median Salary by Job


Research Analyst
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Staff Assistant
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  • Updated: 09 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
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Find out more about pay at International Monetary Fund (IMF)

About This Company

Washington, D.C. 


Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at International Monetary Fund (IMF) for between five and 10 years earn around $74K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of International Monetary Fund (IMF) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $65K annually.


Economists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $145K per year — though Research Analysts and Staff Assistants also do fairly well at about $66K and approximately $47K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

International Monetary Fund (IMF) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) — these employees rake in $145K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Policy Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $145K per year. Research Analysis is a popular skill in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) workforce; around one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and SQL.

Benefits and Perks

Only a quarter of employees at International Monetary Fund (IMF) enjoy paid vacation time, and just 42 percent can take sick leave. A large number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. International Monetary Fund (IMF) provides health insurance to almost all survey participants, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, gym membership, laptop / notebook computer, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for International Monetary Fund (IMF)


41 %
59 %
$55,028 - $81,389
$44,399 - $135,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for International Monetary Fund (IMF)

  1. Washington, District of Columbia

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