A research associate in Bangladesh

Community health volunteer Parvin conducts a research survey at the Korail slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Researchers in Bangladesh are responsible for research, client networking, event organizing and data management. Photo by: Lucy Milmo/DFID / CC BY

International development is as much a business as it is a labor of love, and chances are you won’t choose your next assignment based on the money.

Nevertheless, compensation is an important part of human resources management, and comprehensive data on salaries and benefits is hard to come by. That is why Devex is shedding light on the salaries and work of those holding jobs that international development organizations commonly hire. It is part of our mission to help aid professionals do good and make informed decisions about their careers.

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    Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.