Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Data Scientist / Engineer is $83,855
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientist / Engineers?
An entry-level Data Scientist / Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,984 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist / Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 20 …Read more
What Do Data Scientist / Engineers Do?
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.
The main job for both data scientists and engineers is to take large and small quantities of data and create new ways to analyze and utilize that data. Data scientists use their expertise (usually in the natural or social sciences), along with mathematics, statistics, and computer science to …Read more
- 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.