Slideshow 15 top data science and BI pay trends

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  • May 30 2018, 5:17am EDT
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What top data scientist and business intelligence jobs are earning

Data scientists were the darlings of the job market three years ago, hailed as the 'sexiest job of the 21st century.' That may be so, but salaries for these skilled professionals appear to be leveling off a bit, indicating that the hype may be far out-pacing the reality. Here are the current pay rates for 15 top data science and BI skills as of this month, according to the compensation site payscale.com.

Senior data scientist

Median salary = $126,000

25th percentile salary = $100,000

75th percentile salary = $150,000

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Director of analytics

Median salary = $125,000

25th percentile salary = $100,000

75th percentile salary = $150,000

Business intelligence manager, with data mining skills

Median salary = $110,000

25th percentile salary = $90,000

75th percentile salary = $120,000

SAP business intelligence manager

Median salary = $101,000

25th percentile salary = $83,000

75th percentile salary = $120,000

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Business intelligence manager

Median salary = $101,000

25th percentile salary = $83,000

75th percentile salary = $120,000

Analytics manager

Median salary = $92,000

25th percentile salary = $78,000

75th percentile salary = $110,000

Data scientist, IT

Median salary = $91,000

25th percentile salary = $74,000

75th percentile salary = $110,000

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Marketing data scientist

Median salary = $90,000

25th percentile salary = $72,000

75th percentile salary = $110,000

Business intelligence developer

Median salary = $78,000

25th percentile salary = $65,000

75th percentile salary = $93,000

Research scientist

Median salary = $77,000

25th percentile salary = $59,000

75th percentile salary = $96,000

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Senior data analyst

Median salary = $77,000

25th percentile salary = $66,000

75th percentile salary = $89,000

Statistician

Median salary = $71,000

25th percentile salary = $59,000

75th percentile salary = $87,000

Junior data scientist

Median salary = $67,000

25th percentile salary = $59,000

75th percentile salary = $87,000

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Business intelligence analyst

Median salary = $66,000

25th percentile salary = $56,000

75th percentile salary = $79,000

Data analyst

Median salary = $60,000

25th percentile salary = $49,000

75th percentile salary = $69,000