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Data Scientist, IT Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Data Scientist, IT is $95,587 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Data Scientist, IT Salary (?
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$61,430 - $127,484
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MEDIAN: $95,586
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Data Scientist, IT Salary (?
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$14.50 - $88.77
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,430 - $127,484  
   
Bonus
$1,479 - $20,141  
Profit Sharing
$443.85 - $18,584  
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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$61,995 - $142,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 787
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$14.50 - $88.77  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,479 - $20,141  
   
Profit Sharing
$443.85 - $18,584  
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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$61,995 - $142,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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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Data Scientist, IT Reviews

What is it like working as a Data Scientist, IT?
Data Scientist, IT in Minneapolis:
"Start-Up Work at Established Company."
Pros: I am challenged nearly everyday to do something different or extend my abilities. I have a fantastic driven boss that gets me interesting projects and shields me from mundane/difficult tasks and people. The company I work for is undergoing a data revolution and I am apart of the vanguard of this area.
Cons: I had to live in a desolate and backwards area when I started. I began under a different role in the company but was transitioned to a more important role without much consultation as to what I was gaining from the move. I am underpaid for the work I am doing and the responsibilities that I bear.

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Experience Affects Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$98,000

Skills That Affect Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Java
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Data Mining / Data Warehouse
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Statistical Analysis
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Python
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$98,000
Data Analysis
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Data Modeling
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Big Data Analytics
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%