Entry-Level Data Scientist Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Scientist is $91,659 per year. A skill in Apache Spark is associated with high pay for this job.

$62,184 - $126,136
$62K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,659
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$19.90 - $52.36
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MEDIAN: $32.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,184 - $126,136  
   
Bonus
$2,008 - $18,233  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $25,049  
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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$62,028 - $133,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,229
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.90 - $52.36  
   
Overtime
$6.76 - $59.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,008 - $18,233  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $25,049  
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).
)
$62,028 - $133,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Key Stats for Data Scientist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Data Scientist Salaries

▲11%



Algorithm Development
▲4%

▲3%

Big Data Analytics
▼0%

National Average
$94,000





SQL
▼5%

R
▼6%

Tableau Software
▼8%

SAS
▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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