Scientific Programmer

Scientific Programmer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$59,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$113,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Brown University
Highest Paying City
Sunnyvale, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a scientific programmer make?
As a Scientific Programmer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $82,516 per year or $39.67 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $113,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $59,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Scientific Programmers are in Technology companies and Health Care companies. Some of the states with the best Scientific Programmer salaries are District of Columbia, Washington, California, Virginia, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for a Scientific Programmer is 3.0 years.
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Average Scientific Programmer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Scientific Programmer in the USA is $82,516 annually or $39.67 hourly. The top city when it comes to Scientific Programmer salaries is Sunnyvale, CA at $108,561 per year. The average starting salary in Sunnyvale, CA for Scientific Programmers is $69,000. District of Columbia, Washington, California, Virginia, and Massachusetts are the states with the highest payscale for Scientific Programmers. Vermont, Idaho, and North Dakota have the lowest Scientific Programmer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Sunnyvale, CA
$108,561
2
Boston, MA
$89,224
3
Suitland, MD
$86,541
4
Houston, TX
$84,920
5
New York, NY
$83,221

Average Scientific Programmer Salary By Company

Scientific Programmer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Scientific Programmers are Technology companies and Health Care companies. Brown University and Science Applications International ... are the best paying companies for Scientific Programmers. Companies like Tech Data and Maximus also report very competitive wages for Scientific Programmers.

Average Scientific Programmer Pay By Industry

Scientific Programmer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Technology companies, Telecommunication companies, and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest salaries for Scientific Programmers. Technology companies pay their Scientific Programmers the highest wages, averaging $85,675 per year. Telecommunication companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $81,513 and $81,018, respectively. The average salary for Scientific Programmers in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $76,472.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$85,675
2
Telecommunication
$81,513
3
Non Profits
$81,018
4
Manufacturing
$79,199
5
Health Care
$77,157

Recently Added Scientific Programmer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University at Buffalo
Scientific Programmer
11/07/2019
$60,000
University of California
Scientific Programmer
08/14/2019
$51,778
University of California
Scientific Programmer
07/21/2019
$51,778