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Compensation in international development varies greatly from one job, country or organization to another even for the same position, and comprehensive data on salaries and benefits is hard to come by. So Devex talked to 65 development professionals in 46 countries about their duties, compensation and benefits over the last year, to help you and your peers get a better idea of what to expect.

While you might not choose your next assignment based on the money, compensation is an important part of human resources management, and Devex will continue to shed light on the salaries and work of those holding jobs that international development organizations commonly hire for.

Here’s a snapshot of what development professionals made in 2013.

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  • Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.

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