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Computer Scientist Salaries

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994 SalariesUpdated May 19, 2018
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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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      High
      Adobe
      $120,066/yr
      Range: $11K - $183K
      180 salaries
      $120,066
      $11K$183K
      Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
      $139,517/yr
      Range: $96K - $191K
      40 salaries
      $139,517
      $96K$191K
      SRI International
      $124,821/yr
      Range: $83K - $145K
      27 salaries
      $124,821
      $83K$145K
      US Air Force
      $74,699/yr
      Range: $47K - $96K
      19 salaries
      $74,699
      $47K$96K
      SPAWAR
      $89,619/yr
      Range: $56K - $135K
      18 salaries
      $89,619
      $56K$135K
      US Navy
      $86,775/yr
      Range: $61K - $128K
      16 salaries
      $86,775
      $61K$128K
      Naval Surface Warfare Center
      $79,282/yr
      Range: $46K - $119K
      16 salaries
      $79,282
      $46K$119K

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      SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic
      $84,378/yr
      Range: $58K - $112K
      15 salaries
      $84,378
      $58K$112K
      US Department of Defense
      $87,477/yr
      Range: $51K - $120K
      14 salaries
      $87,477
      $51K$120K
      University of Southern California
      $127,953/yr
      Range: $111K - $164K
      12 salaries
      $127,953
      $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
      $63,967/yr
      Range: $39K - $85K
      8 salaries
      $63,967
      $39K$85K
      NAWC
      $76,456/yr
      Range: $49K - $101K
      8 salaries
      $76,456
      $49K$101K
      MD Anderson Cancer Center
      $86,549/yr
      Range: $82K - $100K
      6 salaries
      $86,549
      $82K$100K
      US Naval Research Laboratory
      $94,068/yr
      Range: $62K - $119K
      6 salaries
      $94,068
      $62K$119K
      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

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $67,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $67,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $79,500
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $79,500 per year
      Additional Pay
      $1k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $85,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $83,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Macon, GA Area area reported making $83,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $500 cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Macon, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Government
      $113,000
      per year
      A Computer Scientist in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $113,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Baltimore, MD Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
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