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Computer and Information Research Scientist

What is Computer and Information Research?

Computer and information research scientists invent and design new approaches to computing technology and find innovative uses for existing technology. They study and solve complex problems in computing for business, medicine, science, and other fields.

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Computer and Information Research Scientist

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

805

Starting Salary

$17,579

Average

Median Salary

$96,959

Average

Experienced Salary

$166,923

Average

Jobs Added

117

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

8%

Next 3 Years | National: 7%

Computer and Information Research Scientist Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree)
  • Entry Level Degree: master's degree
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    High School Endorsement

  • Associates

    Associate Degree

  • Bachelors

    Bachelor's Degree

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    Master's Degree Entry Level Degree

  • Doctorate

    Doctorate Degree

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