Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,790
25th Percentile Wage
$56,990
50th Percentile Wage
$72,640
75th Percentile Wage
$97,450
90th Percentile Wage
$125,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $125,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer and information research scientists is $47,790.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,640-22.18%-25.72%
201588,750-9.46%-
201497,150-0.91%-
201398,0306.84%-
201291,320--

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

The average salaries of computer and information research scientists in six industries in the educational services 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $96,240. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $66,760). For detailed computer and information research scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$96,240
Educational Services - Privately owned
$96,100
Educational Services
$72,640
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$72,030
Educational Services - State government owned
$66,760
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$66,760

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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