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Wage information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. The OES is a semi-annual survey that provides wage and employment statistics for the nation, each state, and sub-state regions.
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Wages for Computer and Information Research Scientists in UNITED STATES

Location Pay
Period
2018
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
United States Hourly $33.28 $44.06 $56.91 $71.86 $88.38
AreaName Yearly $69,230 $91,650 $118,370 $149,470 $183,820
Washington Hourly $35.74 $50.76 $66.40 $82.42 $100.00+
AreaName Yearly $74,350 $105,580 $138,110 $171,430 $208,000+
New Mexico Hourly $42.34 $52.71 $63.63 $78.20 $93.46
AreaName Yearly $88,060 $109,640 $132,350 $162,660 $194,390
Minnesota Hourly $41.96 $50.18 $62.90 $74.20 $84.33
AreaName Yearly $87,270 $104,380 $130,830 $154,340 $175,400
New Hampshire Hourly $44.02 $53.16 $62.66 $73.06 $79.31
AreaName Yearly $91,560 $110,570 $130,320 $151,970 $164,960
Idaho Hourly $43.90 $50.88 $62.21 $76.74 $93.58
AreaName Yearly $91,310 $105,820 $129,400 $159,630 $194,640
California Hourly $33.68 $47.37 $61.72 $78.95 $97.72
AreaName Yearly $70,060 $98,530 $128,370 $164,210 $203,270
District of Columbia Hourly $37.09 $47.27 $60.71 $75.18 $87.93
AreaName Yearly $77,140 $98,320 $126,280 $156,370 $182,900
Virginia Hourly $40.18 $50.89 $60.61 $74.52 $87.24
AreaName Yearly $83,570 $105,860 $126,060 $155,000 $181,460
New York Hourly $40.23 $47.63 $60.14 $77.21 $93.58
AreaName Yearly $83,680 $99,060 $125,090 $160,600 $194,650
New Jersey Hourly $39.15 $47.91 $59.73 $73.73 $86.69
AreaName Yearly $81,440 $99,640 $124,240 $153,360 $180,310
Texas Hourly $38.81 $47.35 $59.06 $73.30 $87.14
AreaName Yearly $80,720 $98,480 $122,840 $152,470 $181,250
Alabama Hourly $34.79 $47.15 $58.65 $75.80 $100.00+
AreaName Yearly $72,360 $98,070 $121,990 $157,660 $208,000+
Connecticut Hourly $35.75 $44.43 $58.46 $71.11 $78.48
AreaName Yearly $74,360 $92,420 $121,590 $147,900 $163,230
Colorado Hourly $32.01 $43.96 $56.41 $70.10 $81.20
AreaName Yearly $66,580 $91,430 $117,330 $145,810 $168,900
Oregon Hourly $34.84 $43.97 $56.14 $69.83 $98.36
AreaName Yearly $72,460 $91,460 $116,770 $145,250 $204,590
Rhode Island Hourly $33.35 $44.05 $56.06 $60.25 $63.78
AreaName Yearly $69,370 $91,620 $116,600 $125,330 $132,660
Maryland Hourly $35.06 $44.38 $55.95 $67.04 $78.94
AreaName Yearly $72,910 $92,310 $116,370 $139,430 $164,200
Illinois Hourly $31.12 $43.58 $55.43 $66.03 $75.45
AreaName Yearly $64,730 $90,650 $115,290 $137,340 $156,940
North Carolina Hourly $25.72 $40.43 $54.23 $64.09 $77.48
AreaName Yearly $53,500 $84,090 $112,800 $133,310 $161,150
Massachusetts Hourly $33.05 $40.27 $53.58 $67.33 $84.43
AreaName Yearly $68,730 $83,760 $111,450 $140,050 $175,610
Ohio Hourly $29.61 $39.72 $53.05 $68.26 $81.64
AreaName Yearly $61,580 $82,620 $110,350 $141,980 $169,800
Nevada Hourly $26.94 $40.30 $51.81 $60.75 $70.20
AreaName Yearly $56,040 $83,820 $107,770 $126,350 $146,020
Arizona Hourly $33.12 $42.75 $51.57 $64.25 $74.26
AreaName Yearly $68,880 $88,920 $107,270 $133,640 $154,460
Hawaii Hourly $35.23 $44.50 $51.37 $56.54 $65.10
AreaName Yearly $73,280 $92,560 $106,860 $117,600 $135,400
Pennsylvania Hourly $31.70 $39.20 $51.34 $58.90 $68.61
AreaName Yearly $65,940 $81,540 $106,800 $122,510 $142,710
Tennessee Hourly $28.21 $39.48 $50.87 $67.79 $78.86
AreaName Yearly $58,680 $82,130 $105,800 $141,000 $164,030
Michigan Hourly $29.84 $38.61 $49.75 $59.67 $70.45
AreaName Yearly $62,070 $80,310 $103,470 $124,120 $146,530
Indiana Hourly $31.28 $38.48 $48.66 $61.05 $75.14
AreaName Yearly $65,060 $80,040 $101,210 $126,990 $156,300
South Carolina Hourly $30.60 $39.44 $47.90 $53.85 $54.54
AreaName Yearly $63,660 $82,040 $99,640 $112,000 $113,440
Arkansas Hourly $28.37 $38.81 $46.86 $50.34 $62.19
AreaName Yearly $59,010 $80,720 $97,460 $104,700 $129,360
Georgia Hourly $25.90 $31.17 $46.39 $57.89 $73.60
AreaName Yearly $53,870 $64,830 $96,490 $120,420 $153,090
Florida Hourly $30.11 $39.56 $46.15 $54.49 $65.90
AreaName Yearly $62,620 $82,280 $95,990 $113,340 $137,070
Utah Hourly $27.42 $35.27 $46.02 $55.39 $70.38
AreaName Yearly $57,030 $73,370 $95,720 $115,210 $146,380
Mississippi Hourly $28.77 $36.13 $45.30 $54.63 $64.45
AreaName Yearly $59,850 $75,140 $94,210 $113,630 $134,050
Kansas Hourly $33.62 $37.36 $45.17 $53.86 $59.52
AreaName Yearly $69,930 $77,700 $93,950 $112,040 $123,810
Missouri Hourly $29.43 $37.38 $43.93 $50.22 $73.70
AreaName Yearly $61,220 $77,740 $91,370 $104,450 $153,290
Louisiana Hourly $29.37 $35.27 $43.34 $49.83 $54.54
AreaName Yearly $61,080 $73,370 $90,150 $103,640 $113,440
Nebraska Hourly $31.97 $35.77 $41.92 $47.90 $52.23
AreaName Yearly $66,500 $74,400 $87,190 $99,620 $108,640
Oklahoma Hourly $23.52 $34.39 $40.96 $48.09 $54.43
AreaName Yearly $48,930 $71,520 $85,190 $100,020 $113,210
Wisconsin Hourly $26.05 $29.09 $35.66 $45.31 $54.09
AreaName Yearly $54,190 $60,510 $74,170 $94,250 $112,510
West Virginia Hourly $25.57 $27.42 $30.53 $47.43 $56.02
AreaName Yearly $53,190 $57,040 $63,510 $98,650 $116,530
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