Average Late-Career Data Scientist Salary

$135,749
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$11,840
Bonus
$6,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Data Scientist is $135,749.
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$87k
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$136k
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$196k
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$87k - $196k
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What Are Popular Skills for Data Scientists?

Skills in Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include R, Statistical Analysis 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 $85,796 based on 1,367 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,229 based on 6,550 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,302 based on 1,820 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,501 based on 549 salaries.
Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (18.6% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (17.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.9% less) and Durham, North Carolina (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10,286 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.3%
Early Career
63.7%
Mid Career
17.7%
Experienced
5.3%