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Average Computer Scientist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$95,000
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$2,500
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The average salary for a Computer Scientist in Atlanta, Georgia is $95,000.
10%
$31k
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$95k
90%
$131k
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What Do Computer Scientists Do?

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.

Career Paths

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Scientists?

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 $60,984 based on 5 salaries. An early career Computer Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,122 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Computer Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 43.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (19.4% less), Washington, District of Columbia (15.9% less) and New York, New York (14.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Entry Level
50.0%
Early Career
50.0%