Average Data Scientist Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Data Scientist in Canada is C$77,015.
MEDIAN C$77,015
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C$52k - C$102k
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C$974 - C$8k
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C$52k - C$111k

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Popular Employer Salaries for Data Scientist

The top respondents for the job title Data Scientist are from the companies Capital One Canada, LoyaltyOne and Manulife. Reported salaries are highest at LoyaltyOne where the average pay is C$90,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Shopify, earning around C$90,000. Manulife pays the lowest at around C$63,186. Capital One Canada also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$74,802.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Data Scientist. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist

Skills in Machine Learning, Python and Big Data Analytics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientist

An entry-level Data Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$67,640 based on 221 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,147 based on 448 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$90,413 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$99,741 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$112,444.
Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 4.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (2.7% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (31.9% less), Waterloo, Ontario (15.6% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.5% less).

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