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.