The average pay for a Mid-Career Data Scientist is $103,391 per year. A skill in Apache Spark is associated with high pay for this job.

$75,155 - $143,601
(Median)
$75K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $103,391
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$25.17 - $89.40
(Median)
$25
$48
$89
MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$75,155 - $143,601  
   
Bonus
$3,003 - $21,654  
Profit Sharing
$1,188 - $38,978  
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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$74,320 - $154,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 433
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$25.17 - $89.40  
   
Overtime
$114.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,003 - $21,654  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,188 - $38,978  
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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$74,320 - $154,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Skills That Affect Data Scientist Salaries

Apache Hadoop
up arrow 10%

Apache Spark
up arrow 10%

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
up arrow 9%


Python
up arrow 4%

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 3%

National Average
$108,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

R
up arrow 4%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 4%

Tableau Software
up arrow 4%

SAS
up arrow 5%


SQL
up arrow 7%

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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