Compare IMF vs The World Bank BETA

See how working at IMF vs. The World Bank compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at IMF vs. The World Bank. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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IMF

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The World Bank

Employee Ratings

  • IMF scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • The World Bank scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 258 reviews)
IMF employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than The World Bank employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 1001 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
IMF employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than The World Bank employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
IMF employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than The World Bank employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IMF Ceo Christine Lagarde
91%
91%Christine Lagarde
CEO Approval
The World Bank Ceo David Malpass
100%
100%David Malpass
The World Bank employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than IMF employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
92%
IMF employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than The World Bank employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
82%
IMF employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than The World Bank employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
60%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • The World Bank had 76 more reviews than IMF that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • The World Bank had 63 more reviews than IMF that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Economist" was the most mentioned Con at IMF.
  • "No benefits" was the most mentioned Con at The World Bank.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 37 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 33 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 113 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 96 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Economist"(in 19 reviews)
"Contractual"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
"No benefits"(in 67 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at IMF full-time

Pros

Leading research in macroeconomics and finance

Cons

institutionally very strong and many meetings

Current Employee - Senior Infrastructure Finance Specialist

I have been working at The World Bank full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

- Purpose: working to improve the world and people's lives - Diversity: clients and colleagues - Influencing decision makers

Cons

- Bureaucracy both internally and of client governments - Politics influence the development agenda

Advice to Management

Listen to clients and to staff

Job Postings

The World Bank has 54 more recently posted open jobs than IMF.