The average salary for a Data Scientist with Big Data Analytics skills is $97,969.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Data Scientist
The top respondents for the job title Data Scientist are from the companies Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Ford Motor Company and Microsoft Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $136,800. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp, earning around $134,456 and $122,227, respectively. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays the lowest at around $74,664. International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Deloitte also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $88,997 and $91,231, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis, R, Data Analysis and Python.
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 $89,915 based on 211 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,612 based on 1,079 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,333 based on 375 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,745 based on 105 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,706.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 26.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.3% more) and New York, New York (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (7.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.0% less).
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