The average salary for a Data Scientist with R skills is $89,608.
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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 Ford Motor Company. Reported salaries are highest at Facebook Inc where the average pay is $124,210. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Expedia, Inc. and Microsoft Corp, earning around $110,000 and $105,564, respectively. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays the lowest at around $74,135. Mattersight and Ford Motor Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $84,172 and $92,031, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning, Python, Data Analysis, Statistical Analysis and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $77,942 based on 337 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,801 based on 1,696 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,727 based on 505 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,841 based on 119 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,251.
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 Boston, Massachusetts (9.7% more) and New York, New York (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (6.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.7% less).
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