The average salary for a Mid-Career Data Scientist with Algorithm Development skills is $116,854.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis, R, Data Analysis, Python and Machine Learning.
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 $87,304 based on 58 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,067 based on 304 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,285 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $156,721.
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Palo Alto, California (13.8% more) and New York, New York (2.7% more).
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