The average salary for a Mid-Career Data Scientist with Statistical Analysis skills is $105,032.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Big Data Analytics
Skills in Machine Learning and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Big Data Analytics, R and Data Analysis.
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 $84,826 based on 314 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,823 based on 1,651 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,180 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $131,639.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.0% more) and New York, New York (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13.6% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (11.9% less).
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