Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer and information research scientists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer and information research scientists among Arizona cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$169,490
75th Percentile Wage
$136,640
50th Percentile Wage
$109,250
25th Percentile Wage
$90,370
10th Percentile Wage
$66,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $169,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $109,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$81.48
75th Percentile Wage
$65.69
50th Percentile Wage
$52.52
25th Percentile Wage
$43.45
10th Percentile Wage
$31.82

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer and information research scientists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.48. The median hourly salary is $52.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.82.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $109,250 4.31%
2013 $104,740 9.37%
2012 $95,770 -0.07%
2011 $95,840 -5.02%
2010 $100,910 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for computer and information research scientists in state of Arizona from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 8.26%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 9.37%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Computer and Information Research Scientist Wage in Arizona vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Computer and Information Research Scientists
$109,250
Computer Systems Analysts
$84,170
Information Security Analysts
$80,110
Computer Programmers
$73,980
Applications Software Developers
$87,650
Systems Software Developers
$93,600
Web Developers
$56,740

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists in Arizona Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of computer and information research scientists in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer and information research scientists in state of Arizona ranges from $102,070 to $107,440. The highest paying area for computer and information research scientists in Arizona is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $107,440. The lowest paying area is Tucson with a median annual salary of $102,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$107,440
Tucson
$102,070

Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary by State

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