The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Scientist with R skills is $78,211.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning, Python, Data Analysis, Statistical Analysis and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $89,250 based on 1,716 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,329 based on 511 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,505 based on 119 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,324.
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (8.4% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (8.2% less).
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