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  • Cleared Data Scientist

    Support National Security clients as a Data Scientist performing data science, analytics, data wrangling, statistical analysis, and machine learning. Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
    $69k-92k yearly est.2d ago
  • Sr Data Scientist

    Location: Reston, VA OR DIA Headquarters (HQ) Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) Job Description & Desired Skills: Sr Data Scientist (RDT&E)
    $83k-115k yearly est.5d ago
  • Data Scientist

    · Able to work with structured and unstructured data. · Identify, collect, and process relevant data based on business needs. · Able to build ML/AI/NLP models/Algorithms. · Analyze data for trends and patterns. · Build visualizations, provide reports, and present insights to the leadership. · Set up data infrastructure. · Degree in statistics, mathematics or data science preferred.
    $73k-102k yearly est.5d ago
  • Data Scientist

    Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston, Virginia, Alabama, and Columbia, Maryland that services clients throughout the United States. Responsibilities: This data scientist will work as part of a team of experienced data scientists, data engineers, and data analysts to support advanced analytics projects for the DOD Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.
    $89k-122k yearly est.11d ago
  • Application Development - Data Scientist (Big Data) I (Contractor)

    Responsible for gathering and assessing business information needs and preparing system requirements Performs analyses, development and evaluation of data mining in a data warehouse environment which includes data design, database architecture, Meta data and repository creation. Uses data mining and data analysis tools. Reviews and validates data loaded into the data warehouse for accuracy Interacts with user community to produce reporting requirements Provides technical consulting to users of the various data warehouses and advises users on conflicts and inappropriate data usage Responsible for prototyping solutions, preparing test scripts, and conducting tests and for data replication, extraction, loading, cleansing, and data modeling for data warehouses Maintains knowledge of software tools, languages, scripts, and shells that effectively support the data warehouse environment in different operating system environments Makes recommendations towards the development of new code or reuse of existing code. Responsibilities may also include participation in component and data architecture design, performance monitoring, product evaluation and buy versus build recommendations Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience Typically has 1 -3 years of IT work experience in business intelligence tools and systems Possesses working knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) and data warehouse front-end tools Must have an extensive knowledge of data warehouse and data mart concepts Experience in systems analysis, design and a solid understanding of development, quality assurance and integration methodologies Typically has 2+ years of programming/systems analysis experience
    $73k-102k yearly est.22d ago
  • Data Scientist I_II (Credit Risk)

    Lead data scientist to develop moderate or larger scoped predictive modeling, data-mining, and advanced statistical analytics initiatives for assigned business units.
    $107.3k-185.2k yearly6d ago
  • Data Scientist

    Alexandria, VA *Secret Clearance* Required SRG is seeking candidates for an on-site position with an organization that is a high-performance technology provider for the US government and private sectors. The data scientist will be focused on architecting new data solutions in Azure than on Data Analysis. You will be architecting new data lakes and providing end user solutions for data analytics. Qualifications Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related Must have 5 or more years of support development, enhancement and maintenance of multiple datasets. Must have 5 or more years of programming language experience of data science technologies. Must have 5 or more years with database/cloud skills and data visualization skills. CompTIA Security+ or SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) Other security-related certs that are accepted (in addition to the above two certs) as well for the DoD IAT Level 2 include the following as well: CCNA Security; CySA+; GICSP; GSEC). Secret Clearance Other Information: Working hours (core hours or flexible)- 0730 and 1700 in the Eastern Time zone, Monday thru Friday except Federal holidays or when the Government facility is closed due to local or national emergencies, administrative closings, or similar Government directed facility closings.)
    $73k-102k yearly est.26d ago
  • Senior Inforce Actuary (REMOTE #53744)

    A global life insurer is searching for a Senior Inforce Actuary who will be responsible for preparing and interpreting inforce data, coordinating experience studies among pricing & valuation, and managing inforce annuities.
    $120k-160k yearly11d ago
  • Lead Data Scientist, Marketing & Online (Remote)

    As a Lead Data Scientist, you will be responsible for large data science projects, identifying opportunities to leverage best technology and approach, and mentoring data scientists on the project team. This role assists in the development of the Home Depot advanced analytics infrastructure that informs decision making by applying expertise of both business and Advanced Analytics Modeling techniques. The Lead Data Scientist is responsible for leading data science initiatives that drive business profitability, increased efficiencies and improved customer experience.
    $76k-102k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Data Scientist/Analyst

    Proven working experience as a data scientist or analyst.
    $73k-102k yearly est.3d ago
  • Data Scientists

    Data Scientists/ VA Mission Oriented Programs TS/SCI/Poly clearance is required.
    $73k-102k yearly est.20d ago
  • Data Scientist

    The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. The Data Scientist will work in the Office of Provost to improve existing data management systems, provide business intelligence support, carry out hypothesis testing and develop analytic models using traditional statistics, and conduct predictive analytics using traditional analyses and machine learning techniques. The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption.
    $62k-85k yearly est.6d ago
  • Data Scientist

    Since 2001, Absolute Business Solutions Corp (ABSC) has delivered professional services and technology-enabled solutions to federal, defense, and intelligence customers through a mission-first ethos resulting in agile, innovative, and technology-advancing capabilities. Charitable Match - ABSC matches (set amount) an employee's donation to a qualifying charity ABSC's employees - including software developers, multi-disciplined intelligence analysts, technology protection engineers, program support personnel, and specialists in cloud, data science, AI/ML, and cyber - diligently support their customers, address their challenges, and stay ahead of technological or operational impacts to the mission. *ABSC is a proud V3, Virginia Values Vets, member which recognizes our commitment to hiring Veterans. ABSC stands ready to deliver the next generation of programs, personnel, and solutions to help advance our federal government customers' driving innovation, agility, and security across all mission areas. ABSC is seeking a Data Scientist with a TS/SCI with CI Poly clearance ito support the SOCOM GAP program in Springfield, VA If you are ready to join ABSC in enabling the Global Analytic Platform for SOCOM use Data effectively to better conduct intelligence and operations to provide critical and unique capabilities to the Intelligence Community, apply today!
    $69k-96k yearly est.23d ago
  • Senior Data Scientist

    Location: Herndon, VA
    $77k-109k yearly est.25d ago
  • Reinsurance Pricing Actuary

    At The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, we put people first and apply the Golden Rule to our daily operations. Actuarial student or near-credentialed property and casualty actuary (ACAS or FCAS).
    $39k-67k yearly est.16h ago
  • Senior Data Scientist

    Project Conception/Refinement -- Work alongside our product team to conceive, refine, and plan for new functionality/products that enhance FEPOCs products/value. Project Management -- Shepherd projects throughout their phases, manage resources, plan out delivery, expose and mitigate risks. Promote/Foster Innovation -- Identify ways our modeling, processes, interactions can be improved and work with the team to propose and implement solutions. Represent Data Science -- Work alongside our product team to conceive and bring to life new functionality/products that impact FEPOCs performance and value. Represent the data science team throughout FEPOC. Requirements: 5-8 Years data science research or industry experience. Python proficiency -- Its our lingua franca, and were big Jupyter fans. MS or PhD in CS or STEM -- Ability to transform concepts into practical solutions. Machine Learning experience -- Successful implementation of Client solutions. Communication Ability -- Experience/comfort in presenting abstract concepts. Project Management Experience -- Experience leading large DS/Client projects. Healthcare Experience -- Experience with data science/Client techniques as applied to Healthcare, specifically experience on recommendation engines for members and claims anomaly detection. Required abilities and Skills: Advanced proficiency in Python and Spark/Scala for classical statistical analysis and data modeling, machine learning and ETL processes. Ability to write production-ready code including documentation and unit tests. Experience with machine learning methods like k-nearest neighbors, random forests, ensemble methods and more. Proficiency in data science modeling AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Decision Trees, Random Forest, Neural Networks, Supervised/Unsupervised Learning, Forecasting, Predictive Modeling and Clustering. Strong background in machine learning using unsupervised and supervised methods. Deep knowledge of fundamentals of machine learning, data mining and statistical predictive modeling, and extensive experience applying these methods to real world problems. Fluency in SQL and other programming languages. Some development experience in at least one scripting language (PHP, Python, Perl, etc.). Proven experience of using Python Machine Learning & Data Pre-processing Libraries. (Scikit Learn, Numpy, Pandas). Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance. The ability to communicate the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner. Preferred: Preferred experience with a statistical package such as R, MATLAB, SPSS, SAS, Stata, etc. Proficiency with healthcare analytics and data structures is preferred. Desired interdisciplinary skills include big data technologies, ETL, statistics and causal inference, Deep Learning, modeling and simulation. Intermediate to advanced ability to create data visualizations using Python. Leading data science projects or teams (as the most technically advanced team member) or working independently on data science projects. Experience with large data sets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop) a plus. Strong skills in software prototyping and engineering with expertise in applicable programming and analytics languages (Python, R, Spark/Scala) and various open source machine learning and analytics packages to generate deliverable modules and prototype demonstrations of their work. Capacity to convert to a full time positions without a need for current or future sponsorship.
    $96k-134k yearly est.26d ago
  • Data Scientist (Mid)

    Calhoun International is located in Tampa, FL with employees in Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and overseas. Calhoun International is a Professional Services company providing innovative solutions to our clients. Responsibilities The Data Scientist applies mid-level data science support to enable the identification, assessment, and disruption of threats to cleared industry, cleared personnel, DOD, and DCSA; facilitate USG responses to adversary action and insider threats by sharing threat indicators and enabling responsive measures from other agencies and services; develop cyber capabilities and processes that illuminate threats, enhance awareness, and stakeholders.
    $73k-103k yearly est.25d ago
  • Data Scientist

    We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Scientist with a passion for problem-solving to join our team of data scientists and help solve new and existing challenges. Senior Data Scientist ($225,000 - $275,000 + Stock Options) HelioHire is building the next generation employment portal with a focus on professional credentials and AI. HelioHire Mission: To actively connect job seekers and employers in a better way 5+ years of experience as a Data Scientist
    $70k-97k yearly est.5d ago
  • Actuarial Analyst

    The Actuarial Analyst is responsible for assisting Dominion National with contract negotiations, financial projections, analysis aimed at improving performance, pricing of dental and vision products, and generating and managing various reports. Responsibilities: Dominion National, a rapidly growing and leading provider of dental and vision benefits has an exciting opportunity for an Actuarial Analyst. The Actuarial Analyst will also develop and maintain financial analytics related to overall underwriting, cost of care as well as administrative costs by Line of Business.
    $72k-98k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Data Scientist / ETL Developer

    The Data Scientist/ETL Developer Will Be Responsible For Location: Austin Texas
    $71k-101k yearly est.15d ago

Average Salary For a Data Scientist

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Data Scientist is $106,104 per year or $51 per hour. The highest paying Data Scientist jobs have a salary over $148,000 per year while the lowest paying Data Scientist jobs pay $75,000 per year

Updated June 6, 2023
Average Data Scientist Salary
$106,104 yearly
$51 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Data Scientist

Senior Software Engineer

Senior software engineers are experienced employees who would usually take the lead in projects related to software development. They are in charge of determining the needs of the organization, checking whether there are feasible solutions to challenges, and creating plans for the development of a software solution. They provide a sound analysis of data collected during the testing phase of the software and address any problems during the software development phase. Once the software has been developed, they then ensure that it works well and that it addresses the needs and expectations of the users.

Analytics Consultant

An analytics consultant is a professional who develops new and innovative analytical solutions that meet the requirements of clients and businesses. Analytics consultants must understand the organization's business strategy by creating analytical solutions and providing analysis on the effectiveness of its marketing campaigns. They must respond to the request of market intelligence executives and provide attractive business solutions. Analytics consultants must also guide properly the industry analysts regarding market share information as well as competition in the local market.

Senior Consultant

Senior consultants are individual contributors whose services are tapped by the organization for guidance on specific projects. They are experienced experts in a particular field that the company operates in or would like to have projects in. They are given primers on specific projects, and they comment on the feasibility of the undertaking. Once the task is deemed feasible, senior consultants act as guides throughout the project's planning and initial implementation stages. They provide their expert opinion to ensure the success of the project.

Team Leader

Team leaders are responsible for managing a team for a specific project or work component. They primarily guide the team members and ensure that they are still working towards the set goals. Team leaders create strategies to reach goals, cascade the goals and strategies to team members, assign tasks, conduct periodic check-ups on the roadmap towards the goals, foster an engaging work environment, motivate and coach team members, monitor team performance, evaluate the strategies and come up with mitigating plans as needed. They are also responsible for reporting the team's progress to higher management.

Senior Analyst

A senior analyst's responsibilities will vary in every organization or industry. However, their primary role is to gain an understanding of a company's strengths and weaknesses. Through this, they can devise strategies and determine new opportunities that would be significant in attaining financial gains and a more substantial client base. Furthermore, it is a senior analyst's responsibility to coordinate with various departments, and even clients, to establish a rapport that will be essential in gaining the needed information to catapult a company to its finest.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Data Scientist

Data Scientist Jobs FAQs

Are Data Scientists Happy?

Yes, data scientists are happy. In a recent survey, it was recorded that data scientists ranked #1 as the best job in the United States based on job satisfaction rates, median base salary, and job opportunities for those in the field. And another recent survey also found that a whopping 90% of data scientists reported being either satisfied or very satisfied with their job.

Is There Still A Demand For Data Scientists?

Yes, there is still a demand for data scientists. In fact, data science is greatly in demand. It is one of the fastest-growing professions and is predicted to create 11.5 million jobs by 2026.

What Qualifications Do You Need To Be A Data Scientist?

The qualifications for a data scientist include the right combination of educational credentials, programing skills, statistics, and business acumen.

After all, a data scientist is part mathematician, part computer scientist, and part business strategist, and as such, they must have expertise in several different disciplines at once.

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