Entry-Level Computer Scientist Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Computer Scientist is $68,165 per year. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job.

$46,518 - $104,791
$47K
$68K
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MEDIAN: $68,165
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$15.66 - $50.34
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MEDIAN: $26.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,518 - $104,791  
   
Bonus
$387.83 - $10,423  
Profit Sharing
$9.86 - $15,205  
Total Pay (?
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$46,513 - $108,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 313
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.66 - $50.34  
   
Overtime
$38.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$387.83 - $10,423  
   
Profit Sharing
$9.86 - $15,205  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,513 - $108,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,153

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Key Stats for Computer Scientist

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
34%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
9%
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Skills That Affect Computer Scientist Salaries

Python
▲14%

JavaScript
▲7%

Systems Engineering
▲5%

Image Processing
▲4%

Software Development
▲3%

C++
▲2%

Java
▲1%

C#
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

C++ Programming Language
▼1%

C
▼1%

Project Management
▼2%

C programming Language
▼3%

Matlab
▼4%

C# Programming Language
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 10%