The Best Paying US Cities For Data Scientists In 2022
From Boston and New York City to Seattle and San Francisco, here are the top 20 highest paying cities where data scientists can earn between $185,000 to $455,000 in total compensation.
No. 3: Cambridge, Mass.
Average total compensation: $264,646
Ranking in at No. 3 on Blind’s list of highest paying cities for data scientist is Cambridge, right on the other side of the Charles River from neighboring city Boston. A data scientist in Cambridge can make more than any other city outside of California. The city is a hotbed for innovative science and biotech institutions as well as tech companies like InterSystems and Akamai.
The average total compensation for a data scientist working in Cambridge is $264,646.
Data scientists who work in the city are paid an average salary of $151,500. The median total compensation for data scientists in Cambridge is approximately $316,500, one of highest across the country.