The average salary for a Data Scientist, IT in Canada is C$69,515.
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Job Description for Data Scientist, IT
IT data scientists are responsible for mining complex data and providing systems-related advice for their organization. They design new ways to incorporate vast information with a focus on information technology topics. They work with teams of other IT professionals to manage statistical data and create different models based on the needs of their company. They possess advanced analytical skills, in addition to their exceptional oral and written communication abilities. They process research inf…Read more
Data Scientist, IT 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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Popular Skills for Data Scientist, IT
Big Data Analytics
Skills in Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientist, IT
An entry-level Data Scientist, IT with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$60,000 based on 20 salaries. An early career Data Scientist, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$68,860 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$90,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$85,000 based on 5 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist, IT in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (5.1% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.2% less).
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