How much does a Data Scientist make?

Updated 20 Jan 2022
USD 117,212 /yr
Average Base Pay

18,354 salaries

USD 82K

Low

USD 117K

Average

USD 167K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Data Scientist make? The national average salary for a Data Scientist is $117,212 in United States. Filter by location to see Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 18,354 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Data Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Data Scientist$110,000 /yr
L3
Senior Data Scientist$140,000 /yr
L4
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$109,816

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$112

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4.1

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Data Scientist

$123,616

 /yr
Range: $82K - $154K
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$82K

$154K

$82,000 - $153,731 Range

ANZ Bank
4.1

ANZ Bank

Data Scientist

$115,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $159K

$80K

$159K

$80,000 - $159,233 Range

University of New South Wales
4.3

University of New South Wales

Data Scientist

$110,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $180K

$80K

$180K

$80,000 - $180,000 Range

Australian Taxation Office
4.1

Australian Taxation Office

Data Scientist

$95,000

 /yr
Range: $55K - $157K

$55K

$157K

$54,600 - $156,907 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Data Scientist

$94,970

 /yr
Range: $71K - $110K

$71K

$110K

$70,953 - $109,816 Range

Telstra
3.9

Telstra

Data Scientist

$120,797

 /yr
Range: $98K - $150K

$98K

$150K

$98,000 - $150,000 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Data Scientist

$90,300

 /yr
Range: $62K - $180K

$62K

$180K

$62,000 - $180,000 Range

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University of Melbourne
4.3

University of Melbourne

Data Scientist

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $85K - $140K

$85K

$140K

$84,948 - $140,000 Range

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
3.6

$60K

$145K

$60,000 - $145,233 Range

Coles
3.7

Coles

Data Scientist

$120,000

 /yr
Range: $100K - $140K

$100K

$140K

$100,000 - $139,854 Range

NAB - National Australia Bank
3.8

NAB - National Australia Bank

Data Scientist

$110,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $220K

$80K

$220K

$80,000 - $219,631 Range

SEEK
4.2

SEEK

Data Scientist

$130,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $145K

$60K

$145K

$60,000 - $145,000 Range

CYOS Solutions
5

CYOS Solutions

Data Scientist - Hourly

$138

 /hr
Range: $118 - $138

$118

$138

$118 - $138 Range

Woolworths Group
3.7

Woolworths Group

Data Scientist

$122,500

 /yr
Range: $100K - $172K

$100K

$172K

$100,000 - $172,129 Range

EY
3.9

EY

Data Scientist

$103,762

 /yr
Range: $60K - $140K

$60K

$140K

$60,000 - $140,000 Range

AGL Energy
3.3

AGL Energy

Data Scientist

$117,500

 /yr
Range: $100K - $146K

$100K

$146K

$100,000 - $146,059 Range

Westpac Group
3.9

Westpac Group

Data Scientist

$135,000

 /yr
Range: $70K - $176K

$70K

$176K

$70,000 - $175,705 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Data Scientist

$98,500

 /yr
Range: $88K - $141K

$88K

$141K

$87,500 - $140,517 Range

Rio Tinto
3.8

Rio Tinto

Data Scientist

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $10K - $140K

$10K

$140K

$10,200 - $140,000 Range

THE ICONIC
3.6

THE ICONIC

Data Scientist

$125,000

 /yr
Range: $72K - $145K

$72K

$145K

$72,000 - $145,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Data Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Data Scientist is $110,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 537 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Data Scientist in Australia is $144,800 per year.

The lowest salary for a Data Scientist in Australia is $70,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent data scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$145,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Sydney Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Melbourne Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$170,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Sydney Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Melbourne Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$172,129
per year
A Data Scientist in the Sydney Area area reported making $172,129 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$108,358
per year
A Data Scientist in the Perth Area area reported making $108,358 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$130,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Sydney Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$95,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Sydney Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private