Average Salary for CGI Federal Employees

Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., CGI Federal offers a range of employment opportunities in the IT services, from Information Technology Consultant to IT Business Analyst. Employees at CGI Federal make $64K annually on average. How long you've been working influences pay for CGI Federal workers the most, followed by your role at the company and geography. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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CGI Federal Median Salary by Job


Information Technology (IT) Consultant
23 profiles

Business Analyst, IT
15 profiles

Senior Business Consultant
6 profiles

United States (change)

Business Systems Analyst
5 profiles

Application Developer
5 profiles

Senior Technical Consultant
4 profiles

Business Consultant
4 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 186
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About This Company

Fairfax, Virginia 

Information Technology (IT) Services

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $75K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of CGI Federal employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $57K annually on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Business Consultants, Information Technology Consultants, IT Business Analysts, and Business Consultants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $83K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $69K, $59K, and about $58K, respectively. Application Developers make an average $53K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($76K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; the company's headquarter city of Fairfax, Va. (about $71K), Jacksonville, Fla. (around $55K), and Cleveland, Ohio ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Lebanon, Va. at approximately $49K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $75K per year) in District of Columbia.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn $111K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ITIL Leader is rewarded with median pay of around $104K per year. CGI Federal workers who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) are also well compensated, earning approximately $118K on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Oracle among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $80K annually. A garden variety skill at CGI Federal is SQL; just under one-fifth of CGI Federal's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Business Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 37 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Most respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). CGI Federal provides health insurance to most employees, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Perks also include a stock purchase plan, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for CGI Federal


31 %
69 %
$44,066 - $78,721
$47,532 - $86,587

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$49,331 - $82,611
$42,388 - $63,078
$70,911 - $100,229
$50,980 - $83,250

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