Data Scientists Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Data Scientists in the United States is around $115240 per year.

How much do Data Scientists make in the United States?

In the United States, Data Scientists earn an average hourly wage of $55.4 and a mean annual wage of $115240.

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Data Scientists earnings by experience

For Data Scientists positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $28.13 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $37.09 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $49.76, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $65.68. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $84.03 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Data Scientists roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $58510 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $77140 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $103500. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $136600, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $174790 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Data Scientists

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Earnings for Junior-level Data Scientists

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Earnings for Senior-level Data Scientists

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Earnings for Top-level Data Scientists

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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Last updated: May 2023)