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Average Computer Scientist with Python Skills Salary

$80,768
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,052
Bonus
$1,837
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The average salary for a Computer Scientist with Python skills is $80,768.
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$54k
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$81k
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$127k
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What Do Computer Scientists Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Scientists?

Skills in Software Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C Programming Language, JavaScript, Java and C++ Programming Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Scientists?

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 $71,171 based on 36 salaries. An early career Computer Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,838 based on 92 salaries. A mid-career Computer Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,352 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Computer Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,754 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,233.
Employees with Computer Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 60.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts (29.7% more) and Houston, Texas (26.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (8.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 172 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.9%
Early Career
53.5%
Mid Career
13.4%
Experienced
7.0%
Late Career
5.2%