Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,610
25th Percentile Wage
$49,590
50th Percentile Wage
$67,430
75th Percentile Wage
$92,370
90th Percentile Wage
$112,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $112,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer and information research scientists is $42,610.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201467,430-16.49%-8.16%
201378,5507.15%-
201272,930--

Compare Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of computer and information research scientists in four industries in the health care and social assistance 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 hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $65,610. The lowest paying industry is the hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals) industry (annual salary $65,610). For detailed computer and information research scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - Privately owned
$65,610
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$65,610
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$65,610
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$65,610

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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