Average Salary for CGI Federal Employees

Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., CGI Federal offers a range of employment opportunities in the IT services, from Information Technology Consultant to Software Developer. The median salary at CGI Federal is $64K per year. Though your role at the company and geography do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at CGI Federal. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Fairfax, Virginia 

Information Technology (IT) Services

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $78K annually. The greater proportion of employees (41 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $55K per year.


Bringing in the most money are Senior Technical Consultants — their earnings average approximately $93K annually. Business Consultants are a close second at $61K along with Information Technology Consultants (around $60K) and IT Business Analysts (about $52K). Near the bottom at CGI Federal are Application Developers, pulling in an average of just around $48K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $78K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Fairfax, Va.; Arlington, Va. ($74K), Washington, DC ($72K), and Baltimore, Md. (approximately $66K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($48K) in Lebanon, Va., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of District of Columbia pays CGI Federal the most — around $72K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Black Belts receive bigger paychecks (about $132K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Information Systems Security Professional is rewarded with median pay of approximately $113K annually. CGI Federal compensates Master of Science (MS), Management Information Systems (MIS)-holders the most at $135K per year.


Employees who count C# among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $83K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Business Analysis; around one in seven consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are SQL, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (38 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A large number of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. CGI Federal also dishes out privileges such as a stock purchase plan, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for CGI Federal


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$38,360 - $72,383
$45,060 - $93,667
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

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