Average Experienced Computer Scientist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$103,292
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The average salary for an Experienced Computer Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia is $103,292.
25%
$96k
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$103k
75%
$152k
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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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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 $65,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career Computer Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,439 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Computer Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,228 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $143,855.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.7%
Early Career
47.2%
Mid Career
22.2%
Late Career
13.9%