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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Data Scientist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$120,864 / yrTotal Pay
$99,727 / yrBase Pay
$21,137 / yrAdditional Pay

$120,864

 / yr
$71K$259K
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The estimated total pay for a Data Scientist is $120,864 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $99,727 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $21,137 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$120,864 /yr
Data Scientist
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$150,943 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Data Scientist?

Some related job titles are Big Data Salaries with median pay of $103,758, Data Analyst Salaries with median pay of $96,707, Data Scientist Intern Salaries with median pay of $106,376, Quantitative Analyst Salaries with median pay of $123,994.

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Data ScientistSee 1,204 salaries from all locations

$149,027

 / yr

$105,397

 / yr

$112,090

 / yr

$119,009

 / yr

$140,239

 / yr

$126,713

 / yr

$144,279

 / yr

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$124,044

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$139,171

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$107,700

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$112,104

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$114,867

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$136,773

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$136,404

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$115,666

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$126,286

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What is the pay outlook for Research & Science?

Research and science jobs offer pay well above the national average. Increased demand for STEM workers is increasing salaries in research and science. Jobs in these fields, however, often require higher education at the graduate level and/or specialized training. While domain-specific expertise gives workers in these fields access to very specialized jobs, there are also many employers who hire STEM workers for their general data and technology skills.

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Data Scientist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$183,000

/yr

$153K | $30K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Data Scientist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$93,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Data Scientist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$110,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Data Scientist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$310,000

/yr

$170K | $140K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Data Scientist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Data Scientist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Data Scientist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Data Scientist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Data Scientist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$144,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Data Scientist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Data Scientist is $99,727 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 26899 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Data Scientist in United States is $147,587 per year.

The lowest salary for a Data Scientist in United States is $67,387 per year.

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