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How much does a Data Scientist make?

Updated Oct 16, 2021

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$117,212 /yr
Average Base Pay

18,354 salaries

$82K

Low

$117K

Average

$167K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

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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Facebook
4.4

Facebook

Data Scientist

$137,342

 /yr
Range: $55K - $288K
1,050 salaries
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$55K

$288K

$54,503 - $288,438 Range

Ascendum Solutions
3.5

Ascendum Solutions

Data Scientist

$96,545

 /yr
Range: $85K - $109K

$85K

$109K

$85,121 - $108,966 Range

Quora, Inc.
4.2

Quora, Inc.

Data Scientist

$125,103

 /yr
Range: $118K - $167K

$118K

$167K

$118,201 - $167,209 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Data Scientist

$151,087

 /yr
Range: $70K - $181K

$70K

$181K

$69,650 - $181,370 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Data Scientist

$135,576

 /yr
Range: $59K - $255K

$59K

$255K

$59,425 - $254,896 Range

Expedia Group
4.1

Expedia Group

Data Scientist

$117,570

 /yr
Range: $117K - $148K

$117K

$148K

$117,184 - $148,397 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Data Scientist

$150,022

 /yr
Range: $51K - $291K

$51K

$291K

$50,555 - $291,408 Range

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Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Data Scientist

$128,590

 /yr
Range: $53K - $448K

$53K

$448K

$52,601 - $447,781 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Data Scientist

$136,236

 /yr
Range: $13K - $287K

$13K

$287K

$13,079 - $287,026 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Data Scientist

$91,648

 /yr
Range: $63K - $229K

$63K

$229K

$62,823 - $229,084 Range

Wayfair
3.5

Wayfair

Data Scientist

$112,011

 /yr
Range: $92K - $161K

$92K

$161K

$92,469 - $160,908 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Data Scientist

$108,218

 /yr
Range: $79K - $189K

$79K

$189K

$79,263 - $189,497 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Data Scientist

$159,505

 /yr
Range: $80K - $190K

$80K

$190K

$79,710 - $189,843 Range

ServiceNow
4.4

ServiceNow

Data Scientist

$117,578

 /yr
Range: $77K - $173K

$77K

$173K

$77,282 - $173,314 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Data Scientist

$145,759

 /yr
Range: $57K - $203K

$57K

$203K

$56,909 - $203,344 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Data Scientist

$156,110

 /yr
Range: $61K - $214K

$61K

$214K

$61,100 - $213,841 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Data Scientist

$129,610

 /yr
Range: $59K - $183K

$59K

$183K

$58,700 - $182,905 Range

Airbnb
4.4

Airbnb

Data Scientist

$184,570

 /yr
Range: $101K - $280K

$101K

$280K

$100,857 - $280,032 Range

Adobe
4.4

Adobe

Data Scientist

$141,596

 /yr
Range: $96K - $200K

$96K

$200K

$95,922 - $200,413 Range

Aetna
3.6

Aetna

Data Scientist

$128,193

 /yr
Range: $88K - $161K

$88K

$161K

$88,078 - $160,908 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.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$160,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Data Scientist in the Omaha, NE Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Omaha, NE Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$175,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Additional Pay
$350k cash bonus
$100k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A Data Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Chicago, IL Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$135,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public