How much does a Data Scientist make?

Updated Oct 7, 2021

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$117,212 /yr
Average Base Pay

18,354 salaries

$82K

Low

$117K

Average

$167K

High

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The national average salary for Data Scientist is $117,212 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 18354 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Data Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Data Scientist$117,212 /yr
L3
Senior Data Scientist$142,258 /yr
L4
Data Scientist IV$138,011 /yr
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3.8

Comcast

Data Scientist

$113,780

 /yr
Range: $75K - $181K
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$75K

$181K

$75,155 - $180,772 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Data Scientist - Hourly Contractor

$67

 /hr
Range: $58 - $70

$58

$70

$58 - $70 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Data Scientist - Hourly Intern
About 

$35 -$40

 hourly

$35

$40

$35 - $40 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Data Scientist - Hourly
About 

$59 -$64

 hourly

$59

$64

$59 - $64 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Senior Data Scientist

$98,502

 /yr
Range: $84K - $152K

$84K

$152K

$83,838 - $152,447 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Principal Data Scientist

$164,607

 /yr
Range: $140K - $201K

$140K

$201K

$140,146 - $200,630 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Lead Data Scientist

$135,495

 /yr
Range: $127K - $177K

$127K

$177K

$127,245 - $176,518 Range

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Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Data Scientist II

$102,571

 /yr
Range: $94K - $107K

$94K

$107K

$94,403 - $106,894 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Data Science - Hourly Intern
About 

$26 -$29

 hourly

$26

$29

$26 - $29 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Senior Data Scientist - Contractor
About 

$114K -$125K

$114K

$125K

$114,334 - $124,684 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Junior Data Scientist
About 

$102K -$112K

$102K

$112K

$101,853 - $111,672 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Data Science Manager
About 

$115K -$125K

$115K

$125K

$115,291 - $125,428 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Sr Data Scientist
About 

$117K -$127K

$117K

$127K

$117,363 - $126,859 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Data Scientist Manager
About 

$150K -$162K

$150K

$162K

$149,785 - $162,231 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Data Scientist Co-op - Hourly
About 

$37 -$40

 hourly

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Data Scientist III
About 

$106K -$114K

$106K

$114K

$106,323 - $114,370 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Sr Manager Data Science
About 

$88K -$96K

$88K

$96K

$87,959 - $95,911 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Director, Data Scientist
About 

$156K -$169K

$156K

$169K

$155,521 - $168,572 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Data Scientist Coop
About 

$91K -$98K

$91K

$98K

$91,029 - $97,651 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Senior Manager Data Science
About 

$100K -$108K

$100K

$108K

$100,286 - $108,402 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Data Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Data Scientist is $117,212 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 18354 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Data Scientist in United States is $166,855 per year.

The lowest salary for a Data Scientist in United States is $82,339 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Data Scientist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Data Scientist.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent data scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$149,832
per year
A Data Scientist in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $149,832 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$53,168
per year
A Data Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $53,168 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Reserve
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$106,336
per year
A Data Scientist in the Ogden, UT Area area reported making $106,336 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Ogden, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$120,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$150,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$168,011
per year
A Data Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $168,011 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$105,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$131,857
per year
A Data Scientist in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $131,857 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public