Average Mid-Career Computer Scientist with Software Development Skills Salary

$92,549
Avg. Salary
$3,000
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Computer Scientist with Software Development skills is $92,549.
10%
$68k
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$93k
90%
$141k
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Salary
$68k - $141k
Bonus
$970 - $23k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $10k
Total Pay
$68k - $145k

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

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. An experienced Computer Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,326 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,084.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 259 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.8%
Early Career
51.7%
Experienced
17.0%
Late Career
10.4%