$75,707
Avg. Salary
$29.18
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,000

Bonus

$2,358

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Computer Scientist with Java skills is $29.18 per hour.

The median Computer Scientist has a base pay of $75,707. Salaries generally range from $48k to $118k. The median bonus is $3,000. Skills that can affect salary include Java.
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$56.17
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MEDIAN $29.18
$48k
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MEDIAN $75,707
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$0$120K
Salary $48,027 - $117,899
Bonus $300 - $9,944
Profit Sharing $482 - $20,608
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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$47,778 - $120,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 231
Hourly Data $0$66
Hourly Rate $10.20 - $56.17
Hourly Tips $0.91
Overtime $52.50
Annual Data $0$120K
Bonus $300 - $9,944
Profit Sharing $482 - $20,608
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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$47,778 - $120,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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

Key Stats for Computer Scientist

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Computer Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 11%