The average salary for a Data Scientist in Chicago, Illinois is $84,804 per year. A skill in Apache Spark is associated with high pay for this job. 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 career.

$64,233 - $130,333
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MEDIAN: $84,804
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Bonus
$2,909 - $18,740  
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$63,975 - $137,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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$37.15  
   
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$2,909 - $18,740  
   
Total Pay (?
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$63,975 - $137,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Experience Affects Data Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 59%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$88,000


Skills That Affect Data Scientist Salaries

Apache Spark
up arrow 14%

Machine Learning
up arrow 4%

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
up arrow 2%

SAS
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$88,000

Python
up arrow 1%

R
up arrow 3%

Data Modeling
up arrow 3%

Apache Hadoop
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 7%

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 7%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 9%

Tableau Software
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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