A Computer Scientist in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $73,650 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Software Development and Java.

$39,866 - $145,437
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$41,217 - $145,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Skills That Affect Computer Scientist Salaries

Software Development
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Java
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National Average
$78,000

C++ Programming Language
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
62%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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