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Computer Scientist Salaries

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994 SalariesUpdated Feb 17, 2018
Average Base Pay
$109,075/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$78K
Low
$109K
Average
$149K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,274
Range$828 - $14,789
How much does a Computer Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Computer Scientist is $109,075 in United States. Filter by location to see Computer Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 994 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Computer Scientist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Adobe
      $119,785/yr
      Range: $11K - $183K
      179 salaries
      $119,785
      $11K$183K
      Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
      $138,253/yr
      Range: $96K - $191K
      38 salaries
      $138,253
      $96K$191K
      SRI International
      $124,821/yr
      Range: $83K - $145K
      27 salaries
      $124,821
      $83K$145K
      SPAWAR Systems Center
      $89,619/yr
      Range: $56K - $135K
      18 salaries
      $89,619
      $56K$135K
      US Air Force
      $75,893/yr
      Range: $56K - $96K
      17 salaries
      $75,893
      $56K$96K
      US Navy
      $87,127/yr
      Range: $61K - $128K
      15 salaries
      $87,127
      $61K$128K
      Naval Surface Warfare Center
      $82,617/yr
      Range: $60K - $119K
      14 salaries
      $82,617
      $60K$119K

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      Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic
      $84,345/yr
      Range: $58K - $112K
      14 salaries
      $84,345
      $58K$112K
      US Department of Defense
      $82,640/yr
      Range: $42K - $124K
      12 salaries
      $82,640
      $42K$124K
      University of Southern California
      $126,222/yr
      Range: $111K - $164K
      11 salaries
      $126,222
      $111K$164K
      US Army
      $85,718/yr
      Range: $65K - $116K
      10 salaries
      $85,718
      $65K$116K
      Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
      $10,988/mo
      Range: $8K - $17K
      10 salaries
      $10,988
      $8K$17K
      GE
      $107,894/yr
      Range: $84K - $125K
      8 salaries
      $107,894
      $84K$125K
      US Geological Survey
      $63,533/yr
      Range: $39K - $85K
      7 salaries
      $63,533
      $39K$85K
      MD Anderson Cancer Center
      $86,549/yr
      Range: $82K - $100K
      6 salaries
      $86,549
      $82K$100K
      NAWC
      $76,607/yr
      Range: $49K - $101K
      6 salaries
      $76,607
      $49K$101K
      Naval Undersea Warfare Center
      $82,223/yr
      Range: $58K - $120K
      6 salaries
      $82,223
      $58K$120K
      Sakti3
      $87,965/yr
      Range: $77K - $93K
      6 salaries
      $87,965
      $77K$93K
      CSC
      $102,393/yr
      Range: $92K - $112K
      5 salaries
      $102,393
      $92K$112K
      Federal Government
      $99,402/yr
      Range: $70K - $148K
      5 salaries
      $99,402
      $70K$148K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Computer Scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $96,650
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Charleston, SC Area area reported making $96,650 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Charleston, SC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $67,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $67,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $128,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $128,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $6k cash bonus
      $45k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $12,258
      monthly
      A Computer Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $12,258 per month
      Additional Pay
      $1k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $142,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $142,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
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