The average salary for a Data Scientist in India is ₹813,693.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Data Scientist
The top respondents for the job title Data Scientist are from the companies Mu Sigma, Tata Consultancy Services Limited and Accenture. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is ₹1,548,387. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture and Capgemini, earning around ₹1,179,162 and ₹900,000, respectively. Mu Sigma pays the lowest at around ₹638,713. Deloitte and EY (Ernst & Young) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹700,000 and ₹863,584, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Data Scientists?
Skills in Machine Learning, Python, R and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientists?
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 ₹519,809 based on 481 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹772,493 based on 2,035 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,364,503 based on 680 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,810,316 based on 200 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹112,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (20.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pune, Maharashtra (11.0% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (4.9% less) and New Delhi, Delhi (3.7% less).
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