Average Salary for CGI Federal Employees

CGI Federal is a IT services firm headquartered in Fairfax, Va. that hires for IT Business Analyst positions, Information Technology Consultant roles, and more. The average CGI Federal employee earns $61K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at CGI Federal fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; what you do at the company and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Fairfax, Virginia 

Information Technology (IT) Services

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $74K per year. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $55K annually.


Senior Technical Consultants are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $89K per year on average; Senior Business Consultants are next on the list, bringing in close to $75K, followed by Information Technology Consultants earning approximately $63K and Software Developers making around $63K. Business Analysts at CGI Federal do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $47K on average) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $72K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; the company's headquarter city of Fairfax, Va. ($71K), Cleveland, Ohio ($56K), and Jacksonville, Fla. (around $55K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is San Antonio, Texas at $43K. Within the firm, employees working in District of Columbia take home the most — approximately $72K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn $104K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to $98K per year for accredited Certified Information Systems Security Professionals. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management at CGI Federal — these employees make the most at around $223K annually.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $75K per year. Business Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about a sixth of employees surveyed report using it at work. SQL, Microsoft Office, and Java are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about two-fifths of employees — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Almost all employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of respondents also include dental insurance. 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


38 %
62 %
$42,578 - $72,370
$44,154 - $87,966
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10-19 years
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
$45,303 - $75,136
$42,687 - $68,163
$45,302 - $96,650
$50,980 - $83,250
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