Computer and Information Research Scientists

8.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
18%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
21.3%
by 2031
WAGES
$131,490
or $63.21 hourly
VOLUME
30,840
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Computer and Information Research Scientists' job openings is expected to rise 21.3% by 2031
'Computer and Information Research Scientists' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Computer and Information Research Scientists' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Computer and Information Research Scientists' was $131,490, or $63.21 hourly
'Computer and Information Research Scientists' are paid 187.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as computer and information research scientists?

As of 2021 there were 30,840 people employed as Computer and Information Research Scientists within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as Computer and Information Research Scientists.

Job description

Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.

SOC Code: 15-1221.00

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