Computer Scientist salary in US West Region

Average salary
$102,500/yr
Based on 564 income tax records
$36,500
$357,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$36,500
$357,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Computer Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Computer Scientist is $102,500 per year. This is based on data from 564 TurboTax users who reported their job as Computer Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Computer Scientist salary can vary between $36,500 to $357,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Computer Scientist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
46 income tax records
$224,500/yr
$157K – $347K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
42 income tax records
$168,500/yr
$88K – $250K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
84 income tax records
$161,500/yr
$126K – $204K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
42 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$84K – $116K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
32 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$80K – $119K
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Provo Metro Area, UT
10 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$81K – $134K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
33 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$75K – $130K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
20 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$77K – $125K
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Bremerton Metro Area, WA
12 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$72K – $102K
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Bakersfield Metro Area, CA
30 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$67K – $103K
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Oxnard Metro Area, CA
13 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$63K – $75K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
11 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$42K – $82K
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Ogden Metro Area, UT
47 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$52K – $80K

Computer Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Google, US West Region
10 income tax records
$436,500/yr
$373K – $483K
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Adobe, US West Region
24 income tax records
$214,500/yr
$163K – $272K
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Lawrence Livermore National Secu, US West Region
25 income tax records
$156,000/yr
$138K – $176K
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Triad National Security, US West Region
12 income tax records
$121,500/yr
$107K – $124K
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Ntess, US West Region
34 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$101K – $120K
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US Department Of Defense, US West Region
164 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$63K – $98K

How much do similar occupations make?

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Data Scientist
10,606 income tax records
$108,500/yr
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Computer Consultant
691 income tax records
$103,000/yr
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Computer Engineer
3,176 income tax records
$103,000/yr
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Computer Technician
9,239 income tax records
$44,500/yr

Computer Scientist demographics in US West Region

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47% are single
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53% are married
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35% have kids
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52% own a home

Computer Scientist salaries by age in US West Region

$0
$31,875
$63,750
$95,625
$127,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Computer Scientists in US West Region

564 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a computer scientist in US West Region is $102,500 per year. Computer scientist salaries in US West Region can vary between $36,500 to $357,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 564 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as computer scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for computer scientists in US West Region: Google ($436,500 a year), Adobe ($214,500 a year), and Lawrence Livermore National Secu ($156,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for computer scientists in US West Region: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($224,500 a year), Seattle Metro Area, WA ($168,500 a year), and San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($161,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.