Computer Scientist Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$99,050/yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,039
Range$791 - $13,834
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The national average salary for a Computer Scientist is $99,050 in United States. Filter by location to see Computer Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 924 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Computer Scientist employees.

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Adobe
$132,177/yr
Range: $12K - $195K
191 salaries
$132,177/yr
$12K$195K
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
$157,128/yr
Range: $102K - $232K
50 salaries
$157,128/yr
$102K$232K
SRI International
$137,570/yr
Range: $89K - $166K
33 salaries
$137,570/yr
$89K$166K
US Navy
$83,742/yr
Range: $59K - $136K
22 salaries
$83,742/yr
$59K$136K
US Air Force
$78,672/yr
Range: $49K - $103K
22 salaries
$78,672/yr
$49K$103K
US Department of Defense
$95,859/yr
Range: $55K - $123K
22 salaries
$95,859/yr
$55K$123K
Naval Information Warfare Systems Command
$92,950/yr
Range: $60K - $142K
21 salaries
$92,950/yr
$60K$142K

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Naval Surface Warfare Center
$79,737/yr
Range: $47K - $126K
19 salaries
$79,737/yr
$47K$126K
US Army
$80,481/yr
Range: $50K - $143K
17 salaries
$80,481/yr
$50K$143K
Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic
$89,160/yr
Range: $63K - $116K
17 salaries
$89,160/yr
$63K$116K
NAWC
$75,804/yr
Range: $51K - $108K
16 salaries
$75,804/yr
$51K$108K
University of Southern California
$133,293/yr
Range: $119K - $151K
12 salaries
$133,293/yr
$119K$151K
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
$12,070/mo
Range: $9K - $18K
11 salaries
$12,070/mo
$9K$18K
National Institute of Standards and Technology
$80,622/yr
Range: $50K - $115K
10 salaries
$80,622/yr
$50K$115K
US Geological Survey
$68,343/yr
Range: $41K - $90K
9 salaries
$68,343/yr
$41K$90K
GE
$122,388/yr
Range: $89K - $131K
8 salaries
$122,388/yr
$89K$131K
US Naval Research Laboratory
$89,182/yr
Range: $63K - $128K
8 salaries
$89,182/yr
$63K$128K
Naval Undersea Warfare Center
$79,605/yr
Range: $63K - $128K
8 salaries
$79,605/yr
$63K$128K
FAA
$109,356/yr
Range: $76K - $111K
7 salaries
$109,356/yr
$76K$111K
Hill Air Force Base
$58,880/yr
Range: $49K - $85K
7 salaries
$58,880/yr
$49K$85K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$140,000
per year
A Computer Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$232,000
per year
A Computer Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $232,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$75,000
per year
A Computer Scientist in the Bakersfield, CA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bakersfield, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$28,154
per year
A Computer Scientist (1550) in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $28,154 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$82,000
per year
A Computer Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$78,000
per year
A Computer Scientist in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$97,500
per year
A Computer Scientist in the Bakersfield, CA Area area reported making $97,500 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Bakersfield, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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