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Average Salary for Central Intelligence Agency Employees

A salary of $73K per year is the median rate at Central Intelligence Agency. For the most part, employee paychecks at Central Intelligence Agency fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; your experience level also matters, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $68K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (67 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $69K per year on average.


Bringing in the most money are Economic Analysts — their earnings average $78K annually. Intelligence Analysts are a close second at $59K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $59K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Research Analysis; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $60K per year.


Central Intelligence Agency's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Central Intelligence Agency provides health insurance to the vast majority of employees, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are gym membership.

Key Stats for Central Intelligence Agency


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$58,791 - $78,071
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