Data Scientist / Engineer Salary

A Data Scientist / Engineer earns an average salary of $91,648 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Apache Spark is associated with high pay for this job.
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$61,217 - $138,396
$61K
$95K
$140K
MEDIAN: $94,866
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$15.78 - $81.09
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$0$154K
Salary $61,217 - $138,396
Bonus $2,966 - $23,500
Profit Sharing $4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$59,499 - $154,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 157
Hourly Data $0$81
Hourly Rate $15.78 - $81.09
Overtime $23.00
Annual Data $0$154K
Bonus $2,966 - $23,500
Profit Sharing $4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$59,499 - $154,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Data Scientist / Engineer

The terms "data scientist" and "data engineer" are sometimes used interchangeably and involve similar skill sets. However, the roles of data scientists and data engineers are appreciably different.

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Data Scientist / Engineer Tasks

  • Design and build new data set processes for modeling, data mining, and production purposes.
  • Determine new ways to improve data and search quality, and predictive capabilities.
  • Perform and interpret data studies and product experiments concerning new data sources or new uses for existing data sources.
  • Develop prototypes, proof of concepts, algorithms, predictive models, and custom analysis.

Data Scientist / Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Data Scientist / Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientist / Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Data Scientist / Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Scientist / Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 225 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Scientist / Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist / Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 36 salaries. A Data Scientist / Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $155,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $97,571

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Data Scientist / Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Data Scientist / Engineer?

Data Scientist / Engineer in San Diego:
"Relaxed and self paced atmosphere."
Pros: Felxible hours with good pay and benefits.
Cons: Working with the government is a slow process.

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Key Stats for Data Scientist / Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Data Scientist / Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲59%

▲26%

▲12%

National Average
$98,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Data Scientist / Engineer Salaries

Apache Spark
▲10%


Apache Hive
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$98,000

SQL
▼2%

▼3%




Machine Learning
▼5%

▼5%


R
▼9%

Matlab
▼11%

Data Modeling
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 6%