The average salary for a Computational Linguist is $80,428.
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Job Description for Computational Linguist
Computational linguists are responsible for teaching computers how to understand human language. They typically perform computational linguistics research within a specific product line or functional area and must be able to code in the required computer languages, and they work with moderate to complex computer systems. Collaboration with other technical personnel, from programmers and technical writers to software and system engineers, is necessary in this position to finish projects, and str…Read more
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Popular Skills for Computational Linguist
Skills in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Data Analysis and Machine Learning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computational Linguistics and Python.
Pay by Experience Level for Computational Linguist
An entry-level Computational Linguist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,216 based on 11 salaries. An early career Computational Linguist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,330 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Computational Linguist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,723 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Computational Linguist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with Computational Linguist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (15.0% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bellevue, Washington (14.5% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (2.3% less).
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