Average Senior Computer Scientist Salary

$128,664
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$98k
MEDIAN
$129k
90%
$186k

The average salary for a Senior Computer Scientist is $128,664

Base Salary
$98k - $186k
Bonus
$2k - $19k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $24k
Total Pay
$99k - $197k
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What Do Senior Computer Scientists Do?

Senior Computer Scientist Tasks
  • Working from general concepts, create prototypes and final products.
  • Oversee incident response and troubleshooting.
  • Analyze architectural and functional needs and produce appropriate tools.
  • Code and test prototypes and products, ensuring usability.
  • Interact with clients and internal teams to understand and document requirements.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
85.7%
Female
14.3%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

86%

Vision

83%

None

10%