The average pay for a Data Scientist, IT is $99,798 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Machine Learning and Hadoop.
Data Scientist, IT Total Pay (?
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$65,314 - $132,113
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Data Scientist, IT Total Pay (?
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$14.40 - $99.33
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,314 - $132,113  
   
Bonus
$989 - $20,677  
Profit Sharing
$1.07 - $29,799  
Total Pay (?
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$65,719 - $147,392  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 343
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
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$14.40 - $99.33  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$989 - $20,677  
   
Profit Sharing
$1.07 - $29,799  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$65,719 - $147,392  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 343
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Job Description for Data Scientist, IT
IT data scientists are responsible for mining complex data and providing systems-related advice for their organization. They design new ways to incorporate vast information with a focus on information technology topics. They work with teams of other IT professionals to manage statistical data and create different models based on the needs of their company. They possess advanced analytical skills, in addition to their exceptional oral and written communication abilities. They process research information for easier consumption and transform it into actionable plans. They also provide value to their businesses through their findings and thoughtful insights.
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Data Scientist, IT Tasks
  • Perform and interpret data studies and product experiments concerning new data sources or new uses for existing data sources.
  • Develop prototypes, proof of concepts, algorithms, predictive models, and custom analysis.
  • Design and build new data set processes for modeling, data mining, and production purposes.
  • Determine new ways to improve data and search quality, and predictive capabilities.
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Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$102,000

Skills That Affect Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Hadoop
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Data Mining / Data Warehouse
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Data Analysis
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Statistical Analysis
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Python
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National Average
$102,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 7%
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