The average salary for a Data Scientist in Los Angeles, California is $98,545.
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What Are Popular Skills for Data Scientists?
Skills in Python, Machine Learning and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Modeling and 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 $91,138 based on 26 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,439 based on 170 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,956 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,383 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,815.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (10.7% less), Washington, District of Columbia (9.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.7% less).
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