Earning around $97K per year on average, Senior Technical Consultants receive the most money, followed by Information Technology Consultants ($60K), Systems Analysts ($52K), and Business Analysts (approximately $52K). On the lower end are Software Developers at $48K on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $78K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of CGI Federal employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $55K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($77K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Fairfax, Va.; Arlington, Va. ($74K), Washington, DC (around $72K), and Baltimore, Md. (approximately $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $48K) is Lebanon, Va. The highest pay by state can be found in District of Columbia, where salaries average out at $72K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Black Belts, who make approximately $132K annually. Earning a Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $111K per year on average. Those with a Master of Science (MS), Management Information Systems (MIS) at CGI Federal come out on top, and their salaries approach around $135K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be C#; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $77K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at CGI Federal is SQL, with approximately one-seventh considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know Business Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis as well.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 36 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Most respondents save for retirement through CGI Federal's 401(k) plan. A large number of employees receive health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage. CGI Federal folks also make good use of a stock purchase plan, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.