Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Junior Computer Scientist make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022



$77,857 / yrTotal Pay
$66,870 / yrBase Pay
$10,987 / yrAdditional Pay


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The estimated total pay for a Junior Computer Scientist is $77,857 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $66,870 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $10,987 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What is the pay outlook for Research & Science?

Research and science jobs offer pay well above the national average. Increased demand for STEM workers is increasing salaries in research and science. Jobs in these fields, however, often require higher education at the graduate level and/or specialized training. While domain-specific expertise gives workers in these fields access to very specialized jobs, there are also many employers who hire STEM workers for their general data and technology skills.

Junior Computer Scientist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Junior Computer Scientist is $66,870 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Junior Computer Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Junior Computer Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Junior Computer Scientist in United States is $109,887 per year.

The lowest salary for a Junior Computer Scientist in United States is $40,693 per year.

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