Average Early-Career Computer Scientist with Java Skills Salary

$71,183
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$2,061
Bonus
$5,850
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The average salary for an Early-Career Computer Scientist with Java skills is $71,183.
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$51k
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$71k
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$113k
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$51k - $113k
Bonus
$1k - $11k
Profit Sharing
$491 - $12k
Total Pay
$51k - $117k

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

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 $62,127 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Computer Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,360 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Computer Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,373 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,619.
Employees with Computer Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 81.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (43.3% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (36.8% less) and Hampton, Virginia (21.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 120 survey responses.
Entry Level
47.5%
Mid Career
26.7%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
5.8%