The average salary for an Entry-Level Computer Scientist is $70,370 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Matlab and Python.

$45,525 - $110,861
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MEDIAN: $70,370
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$10.14 - $50.17
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,525 - $110,861  
   
Bonus
$502 - $10,434  
Profit Sharing
$425.74 - $15,101  
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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$45,030 - $112,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 302
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $50.17  
   
Overtime
$39.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$502 - $10,434  
   
Profit Sharing
$425.74 - $15,101  
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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$45,030 - $112,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Skills That Affect Computer Scientist Salaries

Matlab
up arrow 16%

Python
up arrow 13%

Image Processing
up arrow 9%

Software Development
up arrow 5%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 5%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

C++
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 4%

C programming Language
up arrow 4%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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