A Data Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $97,546 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Apache Hive, Data Mining / Data Warehouse, and Data Modeling.

$65,000 - $128,308
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MEDIAN: $97,546
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$4,500 - $19,682  
Profit Sharing
$3,050  
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$65,000 - $137,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Experience Affects Data Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$101,000


Skills That Affect Data Scientist Salaries

Apache Hive
up arrow 19%

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
up arrow 15%

Data Modeling
up arrow 10%

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 6%

R
up arrow 6%

Machine Learning
up arrow 2%

National Average
$101,000

Python
up arrow 1%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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