Average Data Scientist, IT Salary

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The average salary for a Data Scientist, IT is $91,103.
MEDIAN $91,103
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$61k - $134k
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$964 - $20k
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$61k - $149k

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Job Description for Data Scientist, IT

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.
The top respondents for the job title Data Scientist, IT are from the companies Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, American Express Co. (AMEX) and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $132,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include American Express Co. (AMEX), earning around $95,000. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays the lowest at around $70,318. International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $90,000.

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Popular Skills for Data Scientist, IT

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 Statistical Analysis and 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 $79,302 based on 192 salaries. An early career Data Scientist, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,162 based on 341 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,777 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,593 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $139,683.
Employees with Data Scientist, IT in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (13.2% less), Los Angeles, California (3.6% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (1.8% less).

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