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Computer Scientist salary in the United States

Average salary
$97,500/yr
Average per year
$97,500
Average per year
$97,500
$31,500
Based on 1,208 income tax records
$249,500
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Average per year
$97,500
Average per year
$97,500
$31,500
Based on 1,208 income tax records
$249,500
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Amazon, King County, WA
11 income tax records
$243,500/yr
$165K – $270K
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Lawrence Livermore National Secu, Alameda County, CA
12 income tax records
$170,000/yr
$148K – $188K
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National Technology And Engineering Solutions Of Sandia, Bernalillo County, NM
18 income tax records
$111,000/yr
$101K – $118K
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US Department Of Defense, San Diego County, CA
14 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$90K – $112K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
37 income tax records
$200,000/yr
$116K – $268K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
35 income tax records
$180,500/yr
$133K – $304K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
55 income tax records
$175,000/yr
$146K – $205K
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New York Metro Area, NY
48 income tax records
$116,500/yr
$81K – $214K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
25 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$91K – $119K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
27 income tax records
$109,500/yr
$99K – $114K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
100 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$79K – $132K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
38 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$74K – $144K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
136 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$83K – $134K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
11 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$82K – $123K

Computer Scientist demographics

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46% are single
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54% are married
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37% have kids
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53% own a home

Computer Scientist salaries by age

$0
$30,500
$61,000
$91,500
$122,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Computer Scientists

1,208 full-time salaries from 2019

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4,421 income tax records
$104,000/yr
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314 income tax records
$100,000/yr
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1,388 income tax records
$102,000/yr
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Computer Technician
4,950 income tax records
$44,000/yr
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