The average salary for a Mid-Career Data Scientist with Python skills is $113,452.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Big Data Analytics
Skills that pay less than market rate include Big Data Analytics, R, Statistical Analysis, Data Analysis and Machine Learning.
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 $87,704 based on 711 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,738 based on 3,512 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,514 based on 172 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $146,520.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (4.4% more) and New York, New York (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (12.7% less), Austin, Texas (8.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.6% less).
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