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Average Base Pay
$123,309/yr
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$87K
Low
$123K
Average
$170K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,602
Range$879 - $16,135
How much does a Computer Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Computer Scientist is $123,309 in United States. Filter by location to see Computer Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 775 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
      $121,083/yr
      Range: $11K - $183K
      181 salaries
      $121,083/yr
      $11K$183K
      Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
      $141,000/yr
      Range: $96K - $191K
      44 salaries
      $141,000/yr
      $96K$191K
      SRI International
      $128,889/yr
      Range: $83K - $145K
      27 salaries
      $128,889/yr
      $83K$145K
      US Air Force
      $75,590/yr
      Range: $45K - $104K
      20 salaries
      $75,590/yr
      $45K$104K
      US Navy
      $81,390/yr
      Range: $58K - $128K
      18 salaries
      $81,390/yr
      $58K$128K
      SPAWAR
      $86,996/yr
      Range: $56K - $135K
      18 salaries
      $86,996/yr
      $56K$135K
      Naval Surface Warfare Center
      $79,116/yr
      Range: $46K - $119K
      16 salaries
      $79,116/yr
      $46K$119K

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      US Department of Defense
      $88,000/yr
      Range: $51K - $120K
      15 salaries
      $88,000/yr
      $51K$120K
      SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic
      $85,000/yr
      Range: $58K - $112K
      15 salaries
      $85,000/yr
      $58K$112K
      University of Southern California
      $125,960/yr
      Range: $111K - $164K
      12 salaries
      $125,960/yr
      $111K$164K
      US Army
      $83,179/yr
      Range: $47K - $121K
      11 salaries
      $83,179/yr
      $47K$121K
      NAWC
      $75,000/yr
      Range: $64K - $94K
      11 salaries
      $75,000/yr
      $64K$94K
      Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
      $10,520/mo
      Range: $8K - $17K
      10 salaries
      $10,520/mo
      $8K$17K
      GE
      $111,207/yr
      Range: $84K - $125K
      8 salaries
      $111,207/yr
      $84K$125K
      US Geological Survey
      $61,859/yr
      Range: $39K - $85K
      8 salaries
      $61,859/yr
      $39K$85K
      MD Anderson Cancer Center
      $83,390/yr
      Range: $80K - $100K
      7 salaries
      $83,390/yr
      $80K$100K
      US Naval Research Laboratory
      $90,000/yr
      Range: $62K - $119K
      7 salaries
      $90,000/yr
      $62K$119K
      Federal Government
      $83,617/yr
      Range: $70K - $148K
      6 salaries
      $83,617/yr
      $70K$148K
      National Institute of Standards and Technology
      $81,500/yr
      Range: $63K - $110K
      6 salaries
      $81,500/yr
      $63K$110K
      Naval Undersea Warfare Center
      $74,492/yr
      Range: $58K - $120K
      6 salaries
      $74,492/yr
      $58K$120K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $48,403
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $48,403 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Sacramento, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $150,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $58,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Ogden, UT Area area reported making $58,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Ogden, UT Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $106,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $106,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Contract
      $122,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Kennewick, WA Area area reported making $122,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Kennewick, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
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