Experienced Computer Scientist Salary

Experienced Computer Scientists can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $102K) surpassing six figures annually. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Experienced Computer Scientists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$76,990 - $150,945
$77K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $101,791
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90%

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$73,888 - $152,417  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Key Stats for Computer Scientist

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Computer Scientist Salaries

Python
▲7%

Systems Engineering
▲4%

National Average
$102,000

Software Development
▼1%

Project Management
▼2%

C
▼3%

C++
▼4%

C++ Programming Language
▼4%

C#
▼4%

Java
▼5%

JavaScript
▼5%

C programming Language
▼7%

Matlab
▼7%

C# Programming Language
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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