Average Salary for CGI Federal Employees

Based in Fairfax, Va.,IT services player CGI Federal offers many employment opportunities, including IT Business Analyst and Information Technology Consultant positions. The median income for CGI Federal employees is $62K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for CGI Federal employees is your experience level, though your role at the company and where you live play a role as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Fairfax, Virginia 

Information Technology (IT) Services

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $74K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of CGI Federal employees (42 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $57K per year on average.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Technical Consultants, who bring in close to approximately $88K annually, though Senior Business Consultants are not far behind at $77K along with Information Technology Consultants (around $68K) and Software Developers ($62K). Application Developers make an average about $53K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($75K per year) can be spotted in Washington, DC; the company's headquarter city of Fairfax, Va. (approximately $71K), Jacksonville, Fla. ($55K), and Lafayette, La. (around $50K) are the next top-paying cities. San Antonio, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $43K. Across CGI Federal's U.S. offices, employees in the state of District of Columbia earn the most, taking home about $74K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $112K per year for Certified ITIL Leaders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Information Systems Security Professionals with credentials; these people earn $98K annually on average. Employees who have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) make the most here, hauling in approximately $118K per year.


Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $75K annually. Business Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly a fifth of CGI Federal's people use it regularly. Other top skills include SQL, Microsoft Office, and Java.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just two in five employees. A 401(k) program is available, and nearly all workers use it to save for retirement. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of respondents also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are a stock purchase plan, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for CGI Federal


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63 %
$42,695 - $74,071
$45,587 - $85,838

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$46,660 - $75,947
$42,463 - $67,000
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