Data Scientist, IT Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Data Scientist, IT is $97,294 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Data Scientist, IT Total Pay (?
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$63,242 - $128,981
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MEDIAN: $97,294
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Data Scientist, IT Total Pay (?
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$12.33 - $98.99
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,242 - $128,981  
   
Bonus
$1,532 - $20,373  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $30,410  
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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$62,985 - $144,182  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 513
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $98.99  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,532 - $20,373  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $30,410  
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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$62,985 - $144,182  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 513
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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

San Jose
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Mountain View
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Palo Alto
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Chicago
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$99,000
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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Atlanta
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Portland
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Washington
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Denver
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Experience Affects Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$99,000

Skills That Affect Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Hadoop
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Statistical Analysis
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Data Mining / Data Warehouse
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Data Analysis
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Python
0%
National Average
$99,000
Big Data Analytics
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Data Modeling
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SQL
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R
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SAS
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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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