CDI Corporation is a multinational company providing engineering, information technology, and staffing services to clients in a range of industries including energy, chemical, aerospace, defense, transportation and financial services. CDI’s business is comprised of four segments: Enterprise Talent, Specialty Talent and Technology Solutions, Engineering Solutions and Management Recruiters International. The Company provides to clients engineering and information technology solutions encompassing managed, project and talent services. The Company's clients are in multiple industries, including energy, chemicals, infrastructure, aerospace, industrial equipment, technology, and also include municipal and state governments, and the United States Department of Defense. 

Philadelphia, US
CDI was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, US

CDI Office Locations

CDI has offices in Philadelphia, Dallas, San Jose, Atlanta and in 9 other locations
Philadelphia, US (HQ)
200 1735 Market St
Philadelphia, US (HQ)
Three Logan Square 1717 Arch St
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CDI Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

CDI is a subsidiary of AE Industrial Partners

CDI Financials

CDI's revenue was reported to be $864.4 m in FY, 2016
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.1 b1.1 b985.5 m864.4 m

Revenue growth, %



20.9 m5.4 m(28.6 m)

EBIT margin, %

USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


277.9 m276.3 m284.3 m295.7 m257.5 m246.8 m244.7 m233.5 m226.7 m220.3 m187.6 m169.5 m

Cost of goods sold

225.2 m225.5 m231.5 m241.2 m210.7 m200.2 m197.8 m190.2 m184.6 m179.7 m153.4 m137.2 m

Gross profit

52.7 m50.8 m52.8 m54.5 m46.8 m46.6 m46.8 m43.3 m42.1 m40.5 m34.1 m32.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


45.5 m36.3 m16.9 m3.2 m


8 m8.3 m12.6 m10.1 m

Current Assets

291.2 m269.1 m240.3 m196.4 m


62.3 m50.6 m45.8 m45.4 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


32.1 m6.2 m32.4 m43.1 m28.1 m39.2 m26.4 m9.8 m4.7 m10.2 m6.7 m19.2 m

Current Assets

284.9 m293.2 m290.2 m293 m275.4 m274.5 m270.9 m244 m243.5 m218.9 m212.2 m201.8 m


62 m62.4 m62.8 m62.1 m50 m50.7 m29.4 m45.7 m45.6 m45.5 m45.5 m45.5 m

Total Assets

398.5 m406.7 m404.6 m405.7 m375.7 m375.5 m349.8 m341.1 m340 m313.9 m304.9 m292.2 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

12.9 m3 m(37.1 m)(31.6 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

8.7 m9.2 m11.7 m10.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(9.3 m)5.8 m17.2 m8.6 m


2.5 m(1.3 m)(3.2 m)1.7 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

10.6 m2 m6.5 m11.9 m387 k230 k(20 m)(4.8 m)(12.3 m)(30.1 m)(6.8 m)(14.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.4 m2.3 m4.7 m6.9 m2.3 m4.4 m6.4 m3.1 m5.7 m8.1 m2.1 m4.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(11.1 m)(38.3 m)(7.2 m)(5.1 m)(14.7 m)(1.3 m)(14.4 m)(9.6 m)(13 m)(4.8 m)(9.4 m)11.3 m

Accounts Payable

(6.6 m)(7.1 m)(3.6 m)(5.2 m)(1.1 m)(482 k)(3 m)3.7 m5.5 m5.1 m5.5 m3.3 m
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CDI Revenue Breakdown

CDI Median Salaries

Source: 169 public H-1B filings from CDI

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