**Data Scientists earn $85,000 annually on average**, or $41 per hour, which is 25% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Data Scientists work for Cisco Systems at $185,000 annually while the lowest paid Data Scientists work for Oak Ridge National Laboratory earning approximately $44,000 each year.

+$4K (4%) more than **average Microsoft salary ($81K)**

-$5K (6%) less than **average Microsoft Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

+$40K (38%) more than **average Microsoft Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

+$5K (5%) more than **average Microsoft Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

+$100K (74%) more than **national average Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

+$90K (64%) more than **average Cisco Systems salary ($95K)**

+$65K (29%) more than **average Cisco Systems Data Scientist salary ($185K)**

-$65K (42%) less than **average Cisco Systems Data Scientist salary ($185K)**

+$50K (45%) more than **national average Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

+$84K (90%) more than **average Freelancer salary ($51K)**

-$15K (11%) less than **average Freelancer Data Scientist salary ($135K)**

+$15K (10%) more than **average Freelancer Data Scientist salary ($135K)**

+$30K (30%) more than **national average Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

-$35K (35%) less than **average eSecurity Audit Data Scientist salary ($115K)**

+$35K (26%) more than **average eSecurity Audit Data Scientist salary ($115K)**

+$80K (64%) more than **national average Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

+$76K (59%) more than **average Booz Allen Hamilton salary ($89K)**

+$25K (25%) more than **national average Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

+$57K (69%) more than **average American Express salary ($53K)**

+$10K (11%) more than **national average Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

+$65K (104%) more than **average Target salary ($30K)**

-$15K (19%) less than **national average Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

-$1K (1%) less than **average GlaxoSmithKline salary ($71K)**

+$10K (13%) more than **average GlaxoSmithKline Data Scientist salary ($70K)**

-$10K (15%) less than **average GlaxoSmithKline Data Scientist salary ($70K)**

-$9K (13%) less than **average GlaxoSmithKline Data Scientist salary ($70K)**

-$15K (19%) less than **national average Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

+$30K (54%) more than **average University of Colorado salary ($40K)**

+$40K (44%) more than **average University of Colorado Data Scientist salary ($70K)**

-$40K (80%) less than **average University of Colorado Data Scientist salary ($70K)**

+$235K (116%) more than **national average Data Scientist salary ($85K)**

+$290K (165%) more than **average Wright State University salary ($30K)**

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