Data Science Salary Guide [INDIA]

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Where do Data Scientists earn more in India?

Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average.

These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (20.5% more).

The lowest salaries can be found in Pune, Maharashtra (11.0% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (4.9% less) and New Delhi, Delhi (3.7% less).

Data Scientists salary will largely depend on where you’re located.

Source: https://www.payscale.com/

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientists?

Source: https://www.payscale.com/

According to Payscale an entry-level Data Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹519,809 (based on 481 salaries).

An early career Data Scientist with 1–4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹772,493 (based on 2,035 salaries).

A mid-career Data Scientist with 5–9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,364,503 (based on 680 salaries).

An experienced Data Scientist with 10–19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,810,316 (based on 200 salaries).

In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹112,000.

Source: https://www.payscale.com/

What Are Popular Skills for Data Scientists?

Skills in Machine Learning, Python, R and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis.

Source: https://www.payscale.com/

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