Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,710
25th Percentile Wage
$78,530
50th Percentile Wage
$104,320
75th Percentile Wage
$149,000
90th Percentile Wage
$171,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $171,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $104,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer and information research scientists is $61,710.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$104,320
-17.31% -7.16%
2016
$122,380
2.17% -
2015
$119,730
4.59% -
2014
$114,230
1.71% -
2013
$112,280
0.44% -
2012
$111,790
- -

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

The average salaries of computer and information research scientists in four industries in the finance and insurance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for computer and information research scientist occupations is the other financial investment activities industry with an annual salary $153,600. The lowest paying industry is the insurance carriers and related activities industry (annual salary $101,490). For detailed computer and information research scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Financial Investment Activities
$153,600
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$153,510
Insurance Carriers
$101,490
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$101,490

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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