Average Computer Scientist with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$74,824
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The average salary for a Computer Scientist with C++ Programming Language skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $74,824.
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$46k
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$75k
90%
$112k
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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, Java, Systems Engineering and Python 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 $64,709 based on 5 salaries. An early career Computer Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,326 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Computer Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 89.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (50.4% more) and San Diego, California (34.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (19.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Entry Level
45.5%
Early Career
54.5%