Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer and information research scientists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer and information research scientists amongst Florida 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,850
25th Percentile Wage
$84,180
50th Percentile Wage
$95,780
75th Percentile Wage
$111,560
90th Percentile Wage
$147,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $147,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer and information research scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,780
3.02% 6.62%
2016
$92,890
1.14% -
2015
$91,830
1.00% -
2014
$90,910
1.61% -
2013
$89,450
0.01% -
2012
$89,440
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer and information research scientists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer and information research scientists in state of Florida ranges from $88,440 to $169,480. The highest paying area for computer and information research scientists in Florida is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $169,480. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater (mean annual salary $111,480). The lowest paying area is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach with a median annual salary of $88,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$169,480
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$111,480
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$98,640
Jacksonville
$97,290
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$95,290
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$88,920
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$88,440




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