Lead Data Scientist, IT Salary

Lead IT Data Scientists in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $143K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$97,289 - $164,813
$97K
$140K
$160K
MEDIAN: $142,545
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$0$166K
Salary $97,289 - $164,813
Bonus $1,973 - $19,392
Profit Sharing $5,000
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$97,289 - $166,755
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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Popular Skills for Lead Data Scientist, IT


Lead IT Data Scientists report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Statistical Analysis, Machine Learning, Data Analysis, and R are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Big Data Analytics as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Data Modeling and Hadoop also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know Machine Learning also know Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Scientist, IT

Pay by Experience for a Lead Data Scientist, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Data Scientist, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Data Scientist, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Lead Data Scientist, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 22 salaries. A Lead Data Scientist, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $150,886

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Location does not play a huge part in determining pay, but Lead IT Data Scientists in New York do earn slightly more than the national average. Lead IT Data Scientists will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+2 percent). Compared to the national average, Atlanta Lead IT Data Scientists have considerably lower salaries, 36 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Chicago (14 percent less) and San Francisco (12 percent less).

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Key Stats for Lead Data Scientist, IT

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Lead Data Scientist, IT Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$151,000

Late-Career
▼4%

▼9%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Lead Data Scientist, IT Salaries

National Average
$151,000



▼10%

▼13%

R
▼13%

Data Modeling
▼14%

Hadoop
▼14%

Big Data Analytics
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 97%
no benefits
None:
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