Salary for Computer and Information Research Scientists

Also known as:  Computer Scientist, Computer Specialist, Control System Computer Scientist, Research Scientist, Scientific Programmer Analyst

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A Computer and Information Research Scientist will most likely earn wages that can range from $72,210 - $194,430 depending on level of experience. will normally get an average salary of one hundred and thirty thousand eight hundred and ninety dollars each year.

can get the highest pay in California, where they can earn an average salary rate of close to $150,830. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Manufacturing, where they earn average wages of $154,150.

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Computer and Information Research Scientists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Manufacturing
$154,150
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$144,160
Information
$142,790
Retail Trade
$138,070
Wholesale Trade
$135,470
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$129,620

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
$95,050
Health Care and Social Assistance
$98,080
Utilities
$109,400
Public Administration
$111,980
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$121,540
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$124,050