The average salary for a Data Scientist with Data Mining skills is $92,975.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Data Scientist
The top respondents for the job title Data Scientist are from the companies International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Microsoft Corp and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $120,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Microsoft Corp and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $110,498 and $100,000, respectively. Alkermes, Inc. pays the lowest at around $65,000. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $80,000 and $83,576, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning, Python and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include R 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 $85,275 based on 103 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,015 based on 406 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,968 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,991 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,080.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (5.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (1.3% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.3% less).
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