Computer Scientist

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October 30, 2016

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Computer Scientist Job Description

Computer and Information Scientists, Research Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Solve or develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.

Computer Scientist Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a Computer Scientist is $91785 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $131274. The lowest salary reported was $51106. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Median hourly wage for a Computer Scientist is $16.865 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $23.96. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $9.77. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Bonuses for a Computer Scientist are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $1944 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $2000 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a Computer Scientist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $79,003 – $132,952
Maryland – $50,607 – $119,195
New Jersey – $45,691 – $115,488
Texas – $40,547 – $103,841
Virginia – $65,889 – $130,195
Washington – $54,021 – $117,916

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These are the highest paying cities for a Computer Scientist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Washington, District of Columbia –
San Francisco, California –
San Jose, California –
Los Angeles, California –
Seattle, Washington –
Arlington, Virginia –
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania –

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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Computer Scientist from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $91785 while in 2007 it was just $85119.8

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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15%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 85% of Computer Scientists were males while 15% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Software Engineer
$48,571 – $104,301
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
$41,837 – $95,590
Computer and Information Scientist, Research
$49,853 – $140,948

Future Jobs

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
$65,778 – $128,003
Computer and Information Scientist, Research
$49,853 – $140,948


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