The average salary for a Mid-Career Data Scientist with SQL skills is $100,517.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning, Python, Data Analysis, Statistical Analysis and R 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 $82,967 based on 170 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,852 based on 1,030 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,252 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,344.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (10.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.0% less), Houston, Texas (7.4% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (7.4% less).
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