Average Experienced Computer Scientist with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary

$100,582
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,517
Bonus
$2,545
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The average salary for an Experienced Computer Scientist with C++ Programming Language skills is $100,582.
10%
$76k
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$101k
90%
$151k
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Salary
$76k - $151k
Bonus
$201 - $35k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$72k - $157k

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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, Systems Engineering, Python and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Java.

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 $64,755 based on 67 salaries. An early career Computer Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,210 based on 116 salaries. A mid-career Computer Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,269 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,801.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 247 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.1%
Early Career
47.0%
Mid Career
19.4%
Late Career
6.5%