Average Computer Scientist with Java Skills Salary

$73,662
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,025
Bonus
$1,965
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The average salary for a Computer Scientist with Java skills is $73,662.
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$52k
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$74k
90%
$116k
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$52k - $116k
Bonus
$291 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$304 - $20k
Total Pay
$50k - $121k

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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, C++ Programming Language, Python, JavaScript and Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $61,875 based on 55 salaries. An early career Computer Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,183 based on 114 salaries. A mid-career Computer Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,954 based on 31 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 79.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (52.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (11.8% less) and Ridgecrest, California (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 231 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.8%
Early Career
49.4%
Mid Career
13.4%
Experienced
10.4%
Late Career
3.0%