The average salary for an Early-Career Data Scientist with Data Analysis skills is $90,650.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning, Python, Statistical Analysis and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include R.
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 $81,995 based on 497 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,443 based on 635 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,335 based on 191 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,370.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 30.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.7% more) and New York, New York (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (8.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (5.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.8% less).
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