The average salary for a Data Scientist with Data Analysis skills is $91,800.
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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, Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $125,367. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp, earning around $117,341 and $116,498, respectively. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays the lowest at around $81,019. Ford Motor Company and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $86,735 and $90,883, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning, Python, Statistical Analysis and Data Modeling 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 $81,804 based on 498 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,580 based on 2,164 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,443 based on 631 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,240 based on 191 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,370.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (7.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.2% less).
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