Computer and Information Scientist, Research Salary

Average pay for Computer and Information Research Scientists in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($105K). Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Work is enjoyable for Computer and Information Research Scientists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Computer and Information Research Scientists are male.

$58,530 - $167,850
$59K
$110K
$170K
MEDIAN: $105,373
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50%
90%

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$19.00 - $70.00
$39
MEDIAN: $38.76
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$0$176K
Salary $58,530 - $167,850
Bonus $297.99 - $30,067
Profit Sharing $9,916
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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$57,006 - $176,656
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 108
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $38.76
Overtime $73.23
Annual Data $0$176K
Bonus $297.99 - $30,067
Profit Sharing $9,916
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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$57,006 - $176,656
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Computer and Information Scientist, Research

Computer and information research scientists are responsible for overseeing research efforts and completing information and computer-related reports on behalf of their organizations. They also help complete investigative tasks and process data to gather new information, so organization and close attention to detail are important in this position.

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Computer and Information Scientist, Research Tasks

  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer and Information Scientist, Research

Pay by Experience for a Computer and Information Scientist, Research has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer and Information Scientist, Research with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer and Information Scientist, Research with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Computer and Information Scientist, Research which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 23 salaries. A Computer and Information Scientist, Research with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Computer and Information Scientist, Research

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Computer and Information Scientist, Research Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$105,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Computer and Information Scientist, Research Salaries

Software Development
▲29%

Machine Learning
▲14%

UNIX
▼0%

National Average
$105,000

C
▼3%

Java
▼5%

▼15%

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%
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