$69,785
Avg. Salary
$27.67
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,000

Bonus

$2,800

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Computer Scientist is $27.67 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Scientist is $69,785 per year.

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MEDIAN $27.67
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$111k
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MEDIAN $69,785
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$0$113K
Salary $46,938 - $110,878
Bonus $101 - $11,205
Profit Sharing $21.03 - $19,727
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,267 - $113,485
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 560
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $14.00 - $50.48
Overtime $1.64 - $49.32
Annual Data $0$113K
Bonus $101 - $11,205
Profit Sharing $21.03 - $19,727
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,267 - $113,485
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

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 attention to detail is necessary to ensure that software is not only effective, but also user-friendly (including for users who may not be technically adept).

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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.

Computer Scientist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,405

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Computer Scientist

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
31%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Computer Scientist Salaries

Python
▲12%

JavaScript
▲5%

Systems Engineering
▲3%

Image Processing
▲2%

Software Development
▲1%

C++
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Java
▼1%

C#
▼2%

C++ Programming Language
▼3%

C
▼3%

Project Management
▼3%

C programming Language
▼4%

Matlab
▼6%

C# Programming Language
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%