How much does a Computer Science make?

Updated May 15, 2021

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$101,030 /yr
Average Base Pay

173 salaries

$56K

Low

$101K

Average

$182K

High

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The national average salary for a Computer Science is $101,030 in United States. Filter by location to see Computer Science salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 173 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Computer Science employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer$105,588 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer$127,531 /yr
L4
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ConnectWise
3.6

ConnectWise

Computer Science - Hourly Intern

$16

 /hr
Range: $11 - $17
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$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Computer Science

$67,351

 /yr
Range: $49K - $211K

$49K

$211K

$49,038 - $210,764 Range

MITRE
3.8

MITRE

Computer Science - Hourly Intern

$25

 /hr
Range: $21 - $39

$21

$39

$21 - $39 Range

INL
4

INL

Computer Science - Hourly Intern
About 

$17 -$21

 hourly

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

Social Security Administration
3.3

Social Security Administration

Computer Science
About 

$53K -$92K

$53K

$92K

$52,927 - $91,623 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

University of Chicago

Computer Science
About 

$52K -$58K

$52K

$58K

$52,077 - $57,522 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Computer Science - Hourly Intern
About 

$20 -$27

 hourly

$20

$27

$20 - $27 Range

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Freddie Mac
4.1

Freddie Mac

Computer Science - Hourly Intern
About 

$19 -$25

 hourly

$19

$25

$19 - $25 Range

SAIC
4

SAIC

Computer Science - Hourly Intern
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

US Census Bureau
4

US Census Bureau

Computer Science - Intern
About 

$33K -$45K

$33K

$45K

$33,053 - $44,583 Range

Sandia National Laboratories
4.2

Sandia National Laboratories

Computer Science - Hourly Intern
About 

$24 -$39

 hourly

$24

$39

$24 - $39 Range

Texas A&M University
4.4

Texas A&M University

Computer Science - Hourly
About 

$12 -$22

 hourly

$12

$22

$12 - $22 Range

University of Wisconsin-Madison
4.4

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Computer Science
About 

$25K -$52K

$25K

$52K

$24,664 - $52,107 Range

AT&T
3.6

AT&T

Computer Science - Hourly
About 

$14 -$18

 hourly

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

Computer Science - Monthly
About 

$4K -$5K

$4K

$5K

$3,922 - $5,238 Range

AT&T
3.6

AT&T

Computer Science - Hourly
About 

$19 -$26

 hourly

$19

$26

$19 - $26 Range

The Home Depot
3.9

The Home Depot

Computer Science - Hourly Intern
About 

$13 -$17

 hourly

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Computer Science
About 

$59K -$94K

$59K

$94K

$59,165 - $94,046 Range

Schindler Elevator Corporation
3.7

Schindler Elevator Corporation

Computer Science - Hourly Intern
About 

$17 -$27

 hourly

$17

$27

$17 - $27 Range

Cornet Technology
2.6

Cornet Technology

Computer Science
About 

$91K -$98K

$91K

$98K

$90,546 - $98,173 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Computer Science salaries

The average salary for a Computer Science is $101,030 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 173 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Computer Science employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Computer Science in United States is $181,822 per year.

The lowest salary for a Computer Science in United States is $56,137 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Computer Science or planning the next step in your career, find out in our Career hub the career path and salary trajectory of a Computer Science.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$98
hourly
A Software Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $98 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$145,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$104,142
per year
A Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $104,142 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$210,000
per year
A Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $210,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$98,935
per year
A Software Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $98,935 per year
Job Highlights
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$9,999
monthly
A Software Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $9,999 per month
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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