Average Computer and Information Scientist, Research Salary

$110,302
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$10,000
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Computer and Information Scientist, Research is $110,302.
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$58k
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$110k
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$177k
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MEDIAN $110,302
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Salary
$58k - $177k
Bonus
$482 - $30k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $35k
Total Pay
$56k - $188k

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Job Description for Computer and Information Scientist, Research

Computer and Information Scientist, Research Tasks
  • Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors.
  • Solve or develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.

Career Paths

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Computer and Information Scientist, Research
Research Scientist
Senior Software Engineer
Software Developer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Computer and Information Scientist, Research

Skills in Machine Learning, Algorithm Development, Python and Software Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Computer and Information Scientist, Research

An entry-level Computer and Information Scientist, Research with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $99,686 based on 18 salaries. An early career Computer and Information Scientist, Research with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,161 based on 73 salaries. A mid-career Computer and Information Scientist, Research with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,040 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Computer and Information Scientist, Research with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,382 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $163,849.
Employees with Computer and Information Scientist, Research in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 56.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (36.0% more) and New York, New York (17.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charleston, South Carolina (33.2% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (29.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 188 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.6%
Early Career
38.8%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
23.4%
Late Career
9.6%

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