The average salary for a Data Scientist with Algorithm Development skills is $100,777.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Data Scientist
The top respondents for the job title Data Scientist are from the companies Microsoft Corp, Square, Inc. and Tendril. Reported salaries are highest at Square, Inc. where the average pay is $132,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Microsoft Corp, earning around $125,777. Tendril pays the lowest at around $93,000. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $102,500.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis, R, Data Analysis, Python and Machine Learning.
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 $87,304 based on 58 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,067 based on 298 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,463 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,285 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $156,721.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.3% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (9.3% less).
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