Alternate Job Titles: Data Scientist, Data Scientist - Specialist
How much does a Data Scientist make? The median annual Data Scientist salary is $122,502, as of September 06, 2017, with a range usually between $106,734-$137,311, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Data Scientist in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Data Scientist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Data Scientist in the United States is $122,502, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Data Scientist in the United States are expected to make less than $122,502.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 06, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Data Scientist that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Data Scientist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 2017
Identifies business trends and problems through complex big data analysis. Interprets results from multiple sources using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining independently. Designs, develops and implements the most valuable business solutions for the organization. Prepares big data, implements data models and develops database to support the business solutions. Requires a bachelor's/master's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. View full job description