Average Entry-Level Computer Scientist with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary

$64,605
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$4,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Computer Scientist with C++ Programming Language skills is $64,605.
10%
$47k
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$65k
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$97k
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$47k - $97k
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$500 - $12k
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$44k - $97k

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

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 $71,066 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Computer Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,269 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Computer Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,166 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,801.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 201 survey responses.
Early Career
55.2%
Mid Career
20.9%
Experienced
15.9%
Late Career
8.0%