The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Scientist with Statistical Analysis skills is $84,928.
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Popular Skills for Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning, Python and Data Modeling 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 $93,921 based on 1,613 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,666 based on 512 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,548 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $127,272.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (16.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.9% less).
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