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Is Georgia a good place for you to work as a Computer and Information Research Scientist?

9.9% Jobs Projection
$96,490 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer and Information Research Scientists in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer and Information Research Scientists in Georgia is growing faster than average.

  • Computer and Information Research Scientists in Georgia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer and Information Research Scientists Work in Georgia?

690 people worked as Computer and Information Research Scientists in 2018 in this state.

There were 810 Computer and Information Research Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer and Information Research Scientists in GA Employment Trend

The typical state has 355 Computer and Information Research Scientists working in it, which means Georgia has more Computer and Information Research Scientists than average.

Computer and Information Research Scientists in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Computer and Information Research Scientists in this state are growing at a rate of 9.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.0%.

Job Projections for Computer and Information Research Scientists: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 60 annual Computer and Information Research Scientists job openings in Georgia, and 780 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,500 annual jobs and 33,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer and Information Research Scientists Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Computer and Information Research Scientists ranged from $53,870 to $153,090 with $96,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.9 to $73.6. The median hourly rate was $46.39.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $46.65 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.26.

The median salary in Georgia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Computer and Information Research Scientists Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia Metros for Computer and Information Research Scientists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer and Information Research Scientists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 360 $113,580
Warner Robins, GA 240 $84,600

Top States for Computer and Information Research Scientists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer and Information Research Scientists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,300 $128,370
Maryland 2,900 $116,370
Virginia 2,740 $126,060
Texas 1,830 $122,840
Washington 1,480 $138,110
New York 1,430 $125,090
New Jersey 1,080 $124,240
Utah 770 $95,720
New Mexico 770 $132,350
Massachusetts 720 $111,450
Georgia 690 $96,490
Florida 540 $95,990
Oklahoma 510 $85,190
Illinois 500 $115,290
Colorado 480 $117,330
District of Columbia 480 $126,280
Ohio 480 $110,350
Rhode Island 410 $116,600
Pennsylvania 410 $106,800
South Carolina 370 $99,640

Below are the states where Computer and Information Research Scientists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $138,110
New Mexico $132,350
Minnesota $130,830
New Hampshire $130,320
Idaho $129,400
California $128,370
District of Columbia $126,280
Virginia $126,060
New York $125,090
New Jersey $124,240

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