**Computer Scientists earn $81,000 annually on average**, or $39 per hour, which is 28% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Computer Scientists work for SETI Institute at $120,000 annually while the lowest paid Computer Scientists work for William J. Hughes Technical Center earning approximately $30,000 each year.

+$28K (29%) more than **national average Computer Scientist salary ($81K)**

+$19K (19%) more than **average Adobe salary ($90K)**

+$16K (13%) more than **average Adobe Computer Scientist salary ($109K)**

+$41K (31%) more than **average Adobe Computer Scientist salary ($109K)**

+$32K (25%) more than **average Adobe Computer Scientist salary ($109K)**

-$2K (2%) less than **national average Computer Scientist salary ($81K)**

+$18K (25%) more than **average NAVAIR salary ($61K)**

-$6K (7%) less than **average NAVAIR Computer Scientist salary ($79K)**

+$12K (14%) more than **average NAVAIR Computer Scientist salary ($79K)**

+$2K (2%) more than **average NAVAIR Computer Scientist salary ($79K)**

-$14K (18%) less than **national average Computer Scientist salary ($81K)**

+$2K (3%) more than **average United Space Alliance salary ($65K)**

+$8K (11%) more than **average United Space Alliance Computer Scientist salary ($67K)**

-$6K (9%) less than **average United Space Alliance Computer Scientist salary ($67K)**

-$2K (3%) less than **average United Space Alliance Computer Scientist salary ($67K)**

+$21K (22%) more than **national average Computer Scientist salary ($81K)**

+$38K (45%) more than **average General Electric salary ($64K)**

+$8K (7%) more than **average General Electric Computer Scientist salary ($102K)**

+$2K (1%) more than **average General Electric Computer Scientist salary ($102K)**

-$11K (11%) less than **average General Electric Computer Scientist salary ($102K)**

+$34K (34%) more than **national average Computer Scientist salary ($81K)**

+$75K (96%) more than **average UC San Diego salary ($40K)**

+$1K (1%) more than **national average Computer Scientist salary ($81K)**

+$9K (11%) more than **average Naval Air Warfare Center salary ($73K)**

-$6K (7%) less than **national average Computer Scientist salary ($81K)**

+$12K (17%) more than **average White Sands Missile Range salary ($63K)**

-$19K (26%) less than **national average Computer Scientist salary ($81K)**

+$32K (69%) more than **average Space Dynamics Laboratory salary ($30K)**

-$39K (63%) less than **national average Computer Scientist salary ($81K)**

-$19K (36%) less than **average ABB Construction salary ($61K)**

+$2K (2%) more than **national average Computer Scientist salary ($81K)**

+$12K (15%) more than **average Computer Sciences Corp salary ($71K)**

+$2K (2%) more than **average Computer Sciences Corp Computer Scientist salary ($83K)**

+$8K (9%) more than **average Computer Sciences Corp Computer Scientist salary ($83K)**

-$22K (30%) less than **average Computer Sciences Corp Computer Scientist salary ($83K)**

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