Computer Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 530 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: March 15, 2019
Average salary
$100,699 per year
  • Most Reported
$34,000
$201,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Computer Scientist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Computer Scientist is $100,699 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 530 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Computer Scientist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Computer Scientist is 2-4 years.
Computer Scientist salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$144,062 per year
$141,753 per year
$134,942 per year
$186,737 per year
$184,798 per year
$150,000 per year
$150,000 per year
$132,908 per year
$133,213 per year
$131,313 per year
Computer Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$137,351 per year
$99,000 per year
$112,514 per year
$98,718 per year
$76,212 per year

Computer Scientist job openings

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US Department of Defense
Springfield, VA
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