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Data Scientist, IT Salary (United States)

A Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of $96,580 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job.
Data Scientist, IT Salary (?
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$63,192 - $128,197
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MEDIAN: $96,579
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Data Scientist, IT Salary (?
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$12.50 - $90.00
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,192 - $128,197  
   
Bonus
$1,980 - $20,493  
Profit Sharing
$443.85 - $15,383  
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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$62,508 - $142,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 606
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $90.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,980 - $20,493  
   
Profit Sharing
$443.85 - $15,383  
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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$62,508 - $142,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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 by Experience Level for Data Scientist, IT

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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Palo Alto
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Mountain View
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National Average
$98,000
Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Denver
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Washington
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Cleveland
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Experience Affects Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
National Average
$98,000

Skills That Affect Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Java
up arrow 14%
up arrow 6%
Big Data Analytics
up arrow 3%
Statistical Analysis
up arrow 2%
Data Mining / Data Warehouse
up arrow 2%
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
Python
0%
National Average
$98,000
Data Modeling
up arrow 3%
R
up arrow 8%
SQL
up arrow 10%
SAS
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%