The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Scientist with Python skills is $87,803.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Modeling, Statistical Analysis, R and Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientist
An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $96,827 based on 3,433 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,410 based on 856 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,771 based on 173 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $141,779.
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (6.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (10.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (2.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.5% less).
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