Average Entry-Level Computer Scientist with Software Development Skills Salary

$66,521
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$5,150
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Computer Scientist with Software Development skills is $66,521.
10%
$45k
MEDIAN
$67k
90%
$93k
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$45k - $93k
Bonus
$4k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$800 - $8k
Total Pay
$45k - $95k

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Job Description for Computer Scientist

Computer Scientist Tasks
  • Generate research ideas and solutions to complex computer science problems.
  • Writes articles for publication.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute research objectives.
  • Perform research support on problems of diverse scope and execute research projects.

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Popular Skills for Computer Scientist

Skills in Python and C Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript, Java and C++ Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Scientist

An early career Computer Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $74,452 based on 133 salaries. A mid-career Computer Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,549 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Computer Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,326 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,925.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 272 survey responses.
Early Career
48.9%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
16.2%
Late Career
10.7%