The average salary for a Mid-Career Data Scientist with Big Data Analytics skills is $104,042.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning, Python, Data Analysis and Statistical Analysis 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 $90,107 based on 196 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,040 based on 1,079 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 35.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.5% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (7.6% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (3.9% less).
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