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
$69,650
25th Percentile Wage
$94,560
50th Percentile Wage
$122,380
75th Percentile Wage
$149,950
90th Percentile Wage
$170,780

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 $170,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $122,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer and information research scientists is $69,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016122,3802.17%8.65%
2015119,7304.59%-
2014114,2301.71%-
2013112,2800.44%-
2012111,790--

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 two industries in the finance and insurance 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
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$111,160
Insurance Carriers
$111,160

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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