Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer and information research scientist salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,190
25th Percentile Wage
$61,560
50th Percentile Wage
$91,380
75th Percentile Wage
$113,470
90th Percentile Wage
$126,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer and information research scientists is $126,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $91,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer and information research scientists is $55,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$91,380
-6.50% 0.28%
2016
$97,320
5.87% -
2015
$91,610
-0.74% -
2014
$92,290
1.27% -
2012
$91,120
- -

Compare Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of computer and information research scientists in two industries in the utilities sector are shown below. For detailed computer and information research scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$91,380
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$91,380

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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