Data Scientist / Engineer Salary

A Data Scientist / Engineer earns an average salary of $91,939 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 Hadoop is associated with high pay for this job.
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$59,975 - $134,764
(Median)
$60K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,939
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$14.50 - $82.50
(Median)
$14
$26
$82
MEDIAN: $26.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,975 - $134,764  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,915  
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $20,729  
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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$59,548 - $143,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 364
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $82.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $20,729  
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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$59,548 - $143,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Data Scientist / Engineer Salaries



National Average
$95,000


Skills That Affect Data Scientist / Engineer Salaries

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Statistical Analysis
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National Average
$95,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 3%

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
up arrow 4%

Data Modeling
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SQL
up arrow 7%

Python
up arrow 7%

Matlab
up arrow 9%

Microsoft SQL Server
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%