How much does a Data Scientist make?

Updated Jul 27, 2021

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Experience

$115,640 /yr
Average Base Pay

17,485 salaries

$81K

Low

$116K

Average

$164K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Data Scientist is $115,640 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 17485 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Data Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Data Scientist$115,640 /yr
L3
Senior Data Scientist$140,079 /yr
L4
Data Scientist IV$135,775 /yr
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Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Data Scientist

$163,956

 /yr
Range: $55K - $287K
1,016 salaries
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$55K

$287K

$55,080 - $287,250 Range

Ascendum Solutions
3.5

Ascendum Solutions

Data Scientist

$94,825

 /yr
Range: $95K - $107K

$95K

$107K

$94,825 - $107,025 Range

Quora, Inc.
4.2

Quora, Inc.

Data Scientist

$122,875

 /yr
Range: $114K - $164K

$114K

$164K

$113,969 - $164,230 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Data Scientist

$147,914

 /yr
Range: $88K - $178K

$88K

$178K

$87,819 - $178,140 Range

Expedia Group
4

Expedia Group

Data Scientist

$137,272

 /yr
Range: $115K - $146K

$115K

$146K

$114,959 - $145,754 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Data Scientist

$131,267

 /yr
Range: $58K - $251K

$58K

$251K

$58,367 - $251,232 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Data Scientist

$148,316

 /yr
Range: $24K - $260K

$24K

$260K

$23,918 - $259,667 Range

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Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Data Scientist

$134,273

 /yr
Range: $13K - $290K

$13K

$290K

$12,836 - $290,450 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Data Scientist

$125,704

 /yr
Range: $60K - $235K

$60K

$235K

$60,000 - $235,452 Range

Wayfair
3.5

Wayfair

Data Scientist

$110,016

 /yr
Range: $91K - $142K

$91K

$142K

$90,822 - $142,238 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Data Scientist

$90,000

 /yr
Range: $66K - $215K

$66K

$215K

$65,996 - $215,000 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Data Scientist

$108,937

 /yr
Range: $78K - $186K

$78K

$186K

$77,851 - $186,121 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Data Scientist

$157,228

 /yr
Range: $79K - $186K

$79K

$186K

$78,511 - $186,462 Range

ServiceNow
4.4

ServiceNow

Data Scientist

$115,484

 /yr
Range: $76K - $170K

$76K

$170K

$75,905 - $170,227 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Data Scientist

$143,661

 /yr
Range: $56K - $200K

$56K

$200K

$55,896 - $199,721 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Data Scientist

$153,885

 /yr
Range: $60K - $210K

$60K

$210K

$60,000 - $210,031 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Data Scientist

$125,930

 /yr
Range: $58K - $180K

$58K

$180K

$57,654 - $179,647 Range

Airbnb
4.3

Airbnb

Data Scientist

$180,569

 /yr
Range: $99K - $242K

$99K

$242K

$99,061 - $241,536 Range

Adobe
4.4

Adobe

Data Scientist

$139,074

 /yr
Range: $94K - $176K

$94K

$176K

$94,213 - $176,428 Range

Aetna
3.6

Aetna

Data Scientist

$126,287

 /yr
Range: $87K - $158K

$87K

$158K

$86,509 - $158,042 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Data Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Data Scientist is $115,640 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 17485 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Data Scientist in United States is $164,476 per year.

The lowest salary for a Data Scientist in United States is $81,305 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$115,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Additional Pay
$60k profit sharing
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$114,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $114,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$126,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $126,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$125,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$135,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Salinas, CA Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Salinas, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$116,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $116,000 per year
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$118,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $118,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
$10k profit sharing
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public