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The average information scientist salary in United States is $98,648 or an equivalent hourly rate of $47. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,242. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level information scientist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $72,357. On the other end, a senior level information scientist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $120,027.

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Job Description
Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

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