Average Computer Scientist with C Programming Language Skills Salary

$74,769
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$5,000
Bonus
$500
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The average salary for a Computer Scientist with C Programming Language skills is $74,769.
10%
$55k
MEDIAN
$75k
90%
$124k
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$55k - $124k
Bonus
$507 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$55k - $126k

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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, Java, Python and JavaScript 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 $66,998 based on 24 salaries. An early career Computer Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,175 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Computer Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,237 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Computer Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,421 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,188.
Employees with Computer Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 94.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (13.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 105 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.9%
Early Career
41.9%
Mid Career
14.3%
Experienced
13.3%
Late Career
7.6%