The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Scientist with Big Data Analytics skills is $90,107.
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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 early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $96,040 based on 1,079 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,042 based on 381 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,025 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $138,279.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 30.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.8% more) and New York, New York (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (12.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (11.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.9% less).
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