The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Scientist with SQL skills is $82,920.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
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.
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 $90,653 based on 1,028 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,396 based on 330 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,988 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $131,749.
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 41.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (28.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (9.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (3.5% less) and New York, New York (2.8% less).
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