DATA SCIENTIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$92,000
$59,000
Min 10%
$92,000
Median 50%
$144,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Netflix
Highest Paying City
Menlo Park, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.7 years
How much does a data scientist make?
As a Data Scientist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $92,734 per year or $44.58 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $144,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $59,000 per year. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Data Scientist salaries are Alaska, North Dakota, Minnesota, Maine, and New Hampshire. The typical tenure for a Data Scientist is 1.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Scientist
$83,906

Average Data Scientist Salary By Company

If you are a Data Scientist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Internet companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Data Scientists. Netflix and Nvidia are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Exxon Mobil and Facebook report highly competitive salaries for Data Scientists.

Average Data Scientist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Data Scientist in the United States is $92,734 per year or $44.58 per hour. Menlo Park, CA reports the highest annual salary for Data Scientists at 113,614. Even an entry-level Data Scientist makes $69,000 per year in Menlo Park, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Data Scientist salaries are Alaska, North Dakota, Minnesota, Maine, and New Hampshire. The lowest earning states are Georgia, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Alabama.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Menlo Park, CA
$113,614
2
Minneapolis, MN
$111,611
3
Cambridge, MA
$106,810
4
Redmond, WA
$106,099
5
Stamford, CT
$103,942

Average Data Scientist Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Data Scientist works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Retail companies, Internet companies, and Finance companies pay their Data Scientists well. Retail companies pay Data Scientists an average salary of $96,645, Internet companies pay $95,664, and Finance companys come in at $90,083. At $84,991, the average salary for Data Scientists in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$96,645
2
Internet
$95,664
3
Finance
$90,083
4
Hospitality
$87,267
5
Professional
$84,991

RECENTLY ADDED Data Scientist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Prowesstree Solutions
Data Scientist
10/31/2019
$36,000
Austin Fraser
Data Scientist
10/31/2019
$120,000
Cortech
Data Scientist
10/31/2019
$62,610
10/31/2019
$120,000
Burtch Works
Data Scientist
10/31/2019
$130,000
Careerbuilder-Us
Data Scientist
10/31/2019
$224,874
Cybercoders
Data Scientist
10/30/2019
$70,000
University of South Carolina
Data Scientist
10/30/2019
$50,000
Harmer Consultants, Inc.
Data Scientist
10/30/2019
$83,480
Randstad
Data Scientist
10/27/2019
$90,000
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