Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a PhD Computer Science make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022



$104,209 / yrTotal Pay
$89,953 / yrBase Pay
$14,256 / yrAdditional Pay


 / yr
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a PhD Computer Science is $104,209 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $89,953 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 $14,256 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.

How accurate does $104,209 look to you?

Your input helps Glassdoor refine our pay estimates over time.

What are total pay estimates for a Phd Computer Science at different companies?

Total Pay Range
University of Utah
PhD Computer ScienceSee 1 salary from this location


 / yr


 / mo

Is this salary info helpful?

Let’s pay it forward! The Glassdoor community relies on people like you to share accurate salary info to promote fair compensation everywhere

Share Salary Anonymously
Download as data table
Viewing 1 - 20 of 20

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Recent Salaries Shared

For phd computer science

Salary Share
Anonymously share your pay to help the community

Job Title


Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer


Date or Time

PhD Computer Science

United States of America

 | <1 year



Submitted 11 days ago

<1 year
11 days ago
PhD Software Engineering

United States of America

 | <1 year



Submitted 26 days ago

<1 year
26 days ago
PhD Software Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year



Submitted 49 days ago

<1 year
49 days ago

PhD Computer Science pay FAQ

The national average salary for a PhD Computer Science is $89,953 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a PhD Computer Science salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a PhD Computer Science employees.

The highest salary for a PhD Computer Science in United States is $151,341 per year.

The lowest salary for a PhD Computer Science in United States is $53,466 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a PhD Computer Science or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a PhD Computer Science.