Average Salary for Central Intelligence Agency Employees

The typical salary at Central Intelligence Agency is $67K per year. What you do at the company is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at Central Intelligence Agency; your experience level has a (lesser) effect as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Central Intelligence Agency
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[-]Intelligence Analyst (2)
$42,087 - $96,326  
[-]Intelligence Analyst (2)
Salary$42,161 - $97,478  
Total Pay$42,087 - $96,326  
[+]Economic Analyst (2)
$56,074 - $125,361  
[+]Economic Analyst (2)
Salary$54,268 - $122,633  
Total Pay$56,074 - $125,361  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $68K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (67 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $61K annually.


Economic Analysts rake in the most money, with average earnings of $78K; Intelligence Analysts come in second with typical earnings amounting to around $59K.

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Central Intelligence Agency come out on top, and their salaries approach $59K per year.


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.


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

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. At Central Intelligence Agency, a fair portion of workers have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include gym membership.

Key Stats for Central Intelligence Agency


14 %
86 %
Data Not Available
$58,832 - $77,414
1-4 years
5-9 years
20 years or more

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