Average Data Scientist Salary in Seattle, Washington

$108,440
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$10,267
Bonus
$10,189
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The average salary for a Data Scientist in Seattle, Washington is $108,440.
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$76k
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$108k
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$138k
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Popular Employer Salaries for Data Scientist

The top respondents for the job title Data Scientist are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and The Boeing Company. Reported salaries are highest at Starbucks Corporation where the average pay is $126,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Microsoft Corp and HCL America, Inc., earning around $122,471 and $121,500, respectively. The Boeing Company pays the lowest at around $90,259. Nordstrom, Inc. and Expedia, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $110,004 and $111,877, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Data Scientists?

Skills in Machine Learning, Python and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include R and Data Analysis.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientists?

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 $96,870 based on 71 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,476 based on 406 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,834 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,453 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $151,573.
Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (18.7% less), Washington, District of Columbia (17.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (16.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 609 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.7%
Early Career
66.7%
Mid Career
16.3%
Experienced
4.1%
Late Career
1.3%