The average salary for a Data Scientist with Python skills is $97,587.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Data Scientist
The top respondents for the job title Data Scientist are from the companies Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $128,713. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp, earning around $127,451 and $125,415, respectively. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays the lowest at around $80,182. Deloitte and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $90,000 and $110,000, respectively.
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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 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 $87,931 based on 682 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,925 based on 3,257 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,136 based on 824 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,294 based on 164 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,990.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.4% less), Washington, District of Columbia (7.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.0% less).
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