How much does a Chief Scientist make in the United States? The average Chief Scientist salary in the United States is $145,252 as of August 27, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $130,847 and $160,515. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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George Mason University - Fairfax , VA
Chief Business Officer, College of Science The George Mason University College of Science (COS) invites experienced higher education professionals to apply for our Chief Business Officer position
Recruitics REACH - 65 days ago
The Chief Development Tech Lead role is a part of the Platform and Data Solutions, Modern Delivery ... Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience; advanced studies ...
Freddie Mac - 4 days ago
Position Reconfigurable Computing Research Scientist Location Falls Church, VA Compensation 90,000 - 150,000 + Excellent Benefits + Paid Relocation RG18922 Job Description This Client, a technology ... - 7 days ago
BlackFern Recruitment - Reston , VA
We employ mathematicians, physicists and computer scientists. We routinely apply stochastic processes, statistical inference, optimization and scheduling, models of random graphs and applied physics ... - 18 days ago
Threat Tec - Newport News , VA
Data Scientist Summary: Threat Tec is seeking highly qualified Technical PD - Data Scientist to ... TRADOC Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (G-2)'s mission is to understand, visualize, describe ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Matsys Inc - Sterling , VA
Position MATSYS, Inc. is seeking an energetic, solution-driven engineer to join its team of high-performing scientists, engineers and technicians at its Sterling, VA facility. The candidate will ...
ZipRecruiter - 25 days ago

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