Computer And Information Research Scientists

What Are The Training Requirements for Computer And Information Research Scientists?

Computer and information research scientists need a doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Computer and information research scientists
Typical education of Computer and information research scientists
Percent
Less than High School 0.2
High School 1.3
Some College 2.1
Associates Degree 0.4
Bachelors Degree 43.6
Masters Degree 32.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 20.2

What Is the Employment Outlook for Computer And Information Research Scientists?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more computer and information research scientists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 6,000 more.

This career includes 25,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Computer And Information Research Scientists Make?

On average, computer and information research scientists make $55.92 per hour or $116,320 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Computer And Information Research Scientists?

Hourly income for Computer and information research scientists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Computer and information research scientists $31.23 $42.02 $53.77 $67.52 $81.58
Computer and mathematical occupations $20.51 $28.42 $39.82 $53.70 $67.91
Computer occupations $20.46 $28.41 $39.84 $53.73 $67.91
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Computer And Information Research Scientists?

Annual salary for Computer and information research scientists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Computer and information research scientists $64,950 $87,400 $111,840 $140,430 $169,680
Computer and mathematical occupations $42,650 $59,120 $82,830 $111,690 $141,250
Computer occupations $42,560 $59,090 $82,860 $111,770 $141,260
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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