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Occupation Title: Computer and Information Research Scientists

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.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 15-1111

Sample Job Titles: Computer Scientist, Control System Computer Scientist, Scientific Programmer Analyst

Salary Chart Cartographers & Photogrammetrists

Estimated Total Employment*
2010: 24,900
2011: 25,160
2012: 24,880
2013: 24,380
2014: 24,210

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 8,300
Projected Growth (2012-2022): 
15%-21%
(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).