Bringing in the most money are Senior Intelligence Analysts — their earnings average $140K per year. Information Technology Project Managers are a close second at around $131K along with Psychologists (approximately $122K) and Economic Analysts ($78K). Intelligence Analysts make an average $60K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $75K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $61K per year on average. The largest fraction of Central Intelligence Agency people (27 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $140K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $106K per year) can be spotted in Reston, Va.; San Antonio, Texas (approximately $88K), Washington, DC ($77K), and Mclean, Va. (about $69K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Central Intelligence Agency employees make the most in Texas, earning approximately $88K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Psychologist certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $122K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Security Clearance Certifications with credentials; these people earn $77K annually on average. At Central Intelligence Agency, employees who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) receive the highest salaries at $168K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $145K per year. Research Analysis is regularly seen around here; nearly one in seven of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Human Intelligence, Microsoft Office, and Recruiting.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Central Intelligence Agency can sometimes lack paid time off; one in four workers get paid vacation days, and 18 percent receive paid sick leave. The larger part of employees report contributing to a 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for a large number of survey participants. Perks also include gym membership, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and life insurance.