$77,517
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate
Help us gather more data! Is Computer Scientist your job title? Find out what you're worth.

The average pay for a Computer Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia is {{pay}} per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia is $77,517 per year.

$0.00
10%
$0.00
50%
$0.00
90%
MEDIAN $0.00
$57k
10%
$78k
50%
$146k
90%
MEDIAN $77,517
$56,643 - $145,828
$57K
$78K
$150K
MEDIAN: $77,517
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$145K
Salary $56,643 - $145,828
Bonus $330
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).
)
$57,035 - $145,192
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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).

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.

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Computer Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Computer Scientist

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Skills That Affect Computer Scientist Salaries

National Average
$78,000

Java
▼3%

C++
▼6%

C++ Programming Language
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 4%