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Average Salary for Central Intelligence Agency Employees

Employees at Central Intelligence Agency make $67K annually on average. Though how long you've been working does impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Central Intelligence Agency. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

Employer: Central Intelligence Agency
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[-]Intelligence Analyst (2)
$41,403 - $94,816  
[-]Intelligence Analyst (2)
Salary$44,157 - $99,845  
Total Pay$41,403 - $94,816  
[+]Economic Analyst (2)
$57,649 - $126,151  
[+]Economic Analyst (2)
Salary$54,285 - $112,927  
Total Pay$57,649 - $126,151  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Years of Experience

For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to approximately $68K. By and large, the biggest segment of Central Intelligence Agency's workforce (67 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home $61K per year.


Economic Analysts earn the highest median pay at $78K, followed by Intelligence Analysts (about $59K).

Certifications and Degrees

Central Intelligence Agency provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in around $59K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Research Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $60K.


Men make up the majority of employees in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Nearly all workers have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. Central Intelligence Agency folks also make good use of gym membership.

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