Entry-Level Data Scientist / Engineer Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Data Scientists come in at around $91K per year on average. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Data Scientists is high. The vast majority of Entry-Level Data Scientists (87 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$60,004 - $127,887
$60K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,905
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$14.90 - $53.36
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$53
MEDIAN: $35.00
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$0$129K
Salary $60,004 - $127,887
Bonus $2,517 - $20,682
Profit Sharing $4,500
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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$58,279 - $129,858
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 169
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $14.90 - $53.36
Overtime $23.00
Annual Data $0$129K
Bonus $2,517 - $20,682
Profit Sharing $4,500
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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$58,279 - $129,858
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $91,087

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Data Scientists, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Data Scientists will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+18 percent) and Boston (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Chicago, which sits 22 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Workers in Atlanta and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (15 percent less and 10 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Data Scientist / Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Data Scientist / Engineer Salaries

Apache Spark
▲19%

Apache Hive
▲10%


▲1%

Java
▼0%

National Average
$91,000

Hadoop
▼1%

Machine Learning
▼2%

Statistical Analysis
▼3%

SQL
▼4%


R
▼6%

Scala
▼7%

Apache Hadoop
▼9%

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
▼9%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 8%
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