Average Salary for CGI Federal Employees

Fairfax, Va.-based CGI Federal hires for positions ranging from Information Technology Consultant to Software Developer in the IT services. The median salary at CGI Federal is $64K annually. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at CGI Federal. This report 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

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $77K per year on average. The largest fraction of CGI Federal people (41 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $54K annually on average.


Senior Technical Consultants are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $89K per year on average; Information Technology Consultants are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $61K, followed by Business Consultants earning $61K and IT Business Analysts making around $52K. Application Developers make an average approximately $48K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($78K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Fairfax, Va.; Arlington, Va. (around $74K), Washington, DC ($72K), and Baltimore, Md. (about $66K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Lebanon, Va. at $48K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $72K per year) in Virginia.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Black Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $132K annually. Earning a Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of around $113K per year on average. CGI Federal workers who hold a Master of Science (MS), Management Information Systems (MIS) are also well compensated, earning $135K on average.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $80K annually. Business Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly one in six of CGI Federal's people use it regularly. SQL, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 38 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Most respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of survey participants can count on health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include a stock purchase plan, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for CGI Federal


34 %
66 %
$38,473 - $71,205
$45,175 - $93,760
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

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