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Data Scientist salary in New York, NY

How much does a Data Scientist make in New York, NY?

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The average salary for a data scientist is $154,938 per year in New York, NY. 182 salaries reported, updated at May 16, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

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Top companies for Data Scientists in New York, NY

  1. Selby Jennings
    6 reviews6 salaries reported
    $321,305per year
  2. $220,000per year
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Highest paying cities for Data Scientists near New York, NY

  1. Albany, NY
    $182,181 per year
    148 salaries reported
  2. Armonk, NY
    $155,600 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $154,938 per year
    182 salaries reported
  1. Liverpool, NY
    $131,000 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. White Plains, NY
    $106,855 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Buffalo, NY
    $94,914 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. Manhattan, NY
    $86,886 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $79,063 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Queens, NY
    $77,374 per year
    11 salaries reported
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Where can a Data Scientist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Data Scientists

Top skills
Cloud Architecture

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Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
30 jobs45
99 jobs204
57 jobs74
15 jobs20
8 jobs12
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Most common benefits for Data Scientists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Adoption assistance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 222 ratings

68% of Data Scientists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in New York, NY?

Data Analyst

3,325 job openings

Average $77,929 per year

Business Intelligence Analyst

3,549 job openings

Average $95,440 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Data Scientist

How can data scientists increase their salaries?

To increase your salary as a data scientist, consider the following options:

  • Change of industry: Consider changing to an industry that is more competitive and willing to pay higher salaries. Social networking companies like Google and Facebook often pay premium salaries for data scientists, as do financial organizations or manufacturers.
  • Higher education: Data scientists who obtain a doctoral degree are generally able to qualify for more advanced positions and higher salaries.
  • Leadership roles: Senior data scientists oversee junior data scientists in addition to their regular responsibilities.
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