Data Scientist / Engineer Salary

A Data Scientist / Engineer earns an average salary of $91,648 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Apache Spark is associated with high pay for this job.
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$59,365 - $131,573
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$92K
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MEDIAN: $91,648
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$15.21 - $78.91
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MEDIAN: $35.61
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,365 - $131,573  
   
Bonus
$1,965 - $23,918  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$58,844 - $138,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $78.91  
   
Overtime
$23.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,965 - $23,918  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$58,844 - $138,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Data Scientist / Engineer

The terms "data scientist" and "data engineer" are sometimes used interchangeably and involve similar skill sets. However, the roles of data scientists and data engineers are appreciably different.

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Data Scientist / Engineer Tasks

  • Design and build new data set processes for modeling, data mining, and production purposes.
  • Determine new ways to improve data and search quality, and predictive capabilities.
  • Perform and interpret data studies and product experiments concerning new data sources or new uses for existing data sources.
  • Develop prototypes, proof of concepts, algorithms, predictive models, and custom analysis.

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Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientist / Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $92,417

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Key Stats for Data Scientist / Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Data Scientist / Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲68%

▲33%

▲19%

National Average
$92,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Data Scientist / Engineer Salaries

Apache Spark
▲16%

Apache Hive
▲8%


▲7%

SQL
▲3%

▲2%




▲1%

Machine Learning
▼0%

National Average
$92,000


R
▼4%

Data Modeling
▼7%

Matlab
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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