The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Scientist with Machine Learning skills is $89,913.
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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 early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $97,985 based on 3,572 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,944 based on 935 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,732 based on 228 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,817.
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (10.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (9.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.4% less).
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