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Data scientist salary in Philadelphia, PA

How much does a Data Scientist make in Philadelphia, PA?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $109,037
Low $74,458
High $159,675
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a data scientist is $109,037 per year in Philadelphia, PA. 29 salaries reported, updated at September 18, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Philadelphia, PA

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Top companies for Data Scientists in Philadelphia, PA

  1. Cisco Systems
    6,305 reviews30 salaries reported
    $150,619per year
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Highest paying cities for Data Scientists near Philadelphia, PA

  1. West Point, PA
    $136,866 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Pittsburgh, PA
    $133,838 per year
    23 salaries reported
  3. Plymouth Meeting, PA
    $113,655 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. Carnegie, PA
    $109,467 per year
    11 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $109,037 per year
    29 salaries reported
  3. Allentown, PA
    $108,198 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. Morrisville, PA
    $100,732 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Harrisburg, PA
    $97,721 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. West Chester, PA
    $71,678 per year
    6 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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30 jobs45
99 jobs204
57 jobs74
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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 Philadelphia, PA?

Data Analyst

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Average $72,598 per year

Machine Learning Engineer

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Average $165,701 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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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a data scientist?

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