Average Data Scientist with Machine Learning Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Data Scientist with Machine Learning skills is $99,102.
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The top respondents for the job title Data Scientist are from the companies Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $125,986. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc, earning around $122,700 and $117,863, respectively. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays the lowest at around $83,854. Deloitte and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $91,231 and $100,046, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Data Scientist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Modeling, 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 $89,994 based on 695 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,872 based on 3,455 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,348 based on 901 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,454 based on 216 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,121.
Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.1% less), Washington, District of Columbia (6.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.0% less).

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