How much does a Senior Computer Scientist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Senior Computer Scientist in the United States is $60 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $54 and $69. Hourly rate 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Allegient Defense - Reston , VA
The Senior Computer Scientist provides expertise for scripting process and database coding to integrate embedded systems. They are adept at the application of mathematical theory, computational ...
ZipRecruiter - 11 days ago
U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide - Dahlgren , VA
Ability to analyze, interpret and apply computer engineering/science procedures in a variety of situations and recommend effective solutions to senior engineers. Ability to lead efforts, work in a ...
Upward.net - 52 days ago
Acclaim Technical Services - McLean , VA
In order to qualify as a Senior, candidates are required to have a BS degree + 18 years of ... Experience/ knowledge of computer science concepts, data architecture, and experience/knowledge of ...
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
NextGen Federal Systems - Richmond , VA
NextGen Federal Systems is seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join the Joint ... Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Development, or related ...
LinkedIn - 13 days ago
Global InfoTek Inc - Warrenton , VA
Master's degree is preferred in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or related fields. Position Description: A data scientist will ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 11 days ago
DIGITALSPEC - A Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) - Sterling , VA
Senior Physicist/Lead Become an integral part of a diverse team. Currently DIGITALSPEC is seeking ... Deep knowledge of data structures and algorithms, operating systems, and low-level computer science
LinkedIn - 21 days ago
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Average Hourly Wage

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Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Senior Computer Scientist in the United States. The average hourly rate for Senior Computer Scientist ranges from $54 to $69 with the average hourly pay of $60. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $57 to $74 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $63.

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