How much can you make as a Data Scientist?

The average salary for a Data Scientist is around $100,000 per year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A 2020 Burtch-Works study of Data Science salaries reported these salary levels:

  • Salaries for entry-level data scientists remain high at $95,000 per year.
  • A mid-level data scientist can expect a salary of $130,000. If this data scientist is also in a C-level role, the average salary rises to $195,000.
  • Salaries for experienced Data Scientists are $165,000, while the salary for an experienced management-level professional is considerably higher, at $250,000.

There have been almost 13 thousand Data Science job postings in 2019-2020 on LinkedIn and Glassdoor across the US and Europe.

As for Lithuania, gross monthly salaries for Data Scientists range from €2,000 to €8,000. This is well above average salary levels in Lithuania for other professions, making Data Science a well-paid area of work.

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