A Data Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $82,273 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$60,890 - $107,014
(Median)
$61K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,273
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$500 - $20,000  
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$59,540 - $114,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Experience Affects Data Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 57%


National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Data Scientist Salaries

Machine Learning
up arrow 19%

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 16%

Data Modeling
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Python
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$84,000

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 11%

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up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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