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After graduation, data science graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $124,861, while the bottom 20% make closer to $56,259. The median grad salary is $83,812.
Data Science graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in data science is $63,313, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $72,491.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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