$85,848
Avg. Salary
$29.48
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,000

Bonus

$1,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Computer Scientist with Systems Engineering skills is $29.48 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Scientist with Systems Engineering skills is $85,848 per year.

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$15.96
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$29.48
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$31.44
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MEDIAN $29.48
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$58k
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$135k
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MEDIAN $85,848
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MEDIAN: $85,848
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$0$136K
Salary $58,375 - $134,557
Bonus $0.00 - $10,197
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$57,878 - $136,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 117
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $29.48
Overtime $53.00
Annual Data $0$136K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,197
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$57,878 - $136,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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 by Experience Level for Computer Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Computer Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Computer Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 13 salaries. A Computer Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Scientist

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Computer Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 11%