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Data Science Director in the United States

How much does a Data Science Director earn in the United States? The average Data Science Director salary in the United States is $184,279 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $169,725 and $193,394. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Establishes, plans, and administers the overall policies and goals of the data science function. Provides strategic guidance and overall direction for analytical efforts. Determines the appropriate tools, techniques, staffing and methodologies to extract data that produces meaningful results. May require extensive knowledge of big data tools like Hadoop, HBase, Hive, Zookeeper, etc. Requires a bachelor's degree in related area. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function.

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