The average salary for an Experienced Computer Scientist with Software Development skills is $103,326.
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Job Description for Computer Scientist
Computer scientists develop and maintain computer-based tools to facilitate and improve their organization's functioning. They may work with a variety of teams and individuals in their company; for example, a computer scientist may design a database to track inventory for a company or develop an algorithm to predict customer trends to help guide production and development. Good communication skills are valuable to a computer scientist so they can understand what their colleagues need. Strong at…Read more
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
C++ Programming Language
Skills in Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Systems Engineering, Java and C++ Programming Language.
Pay by Experience Level for Computer Scientist
An entry-level Computer Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,521 based on 54 salaries. An early career Computer Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,568 based on 134 salaries. A mid-career Computer Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,549 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,084.
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