Lead Data Scientist, IT Salary
For Lead IT Data Scientists, yearly average wages total $131K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The vast majority of Lead IT Data Scientists (84 percent) who took the survey are men. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision plans. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$88,992 - $162,969|
|Bonus||$2,027 - $20,729|
|Total Pay (||$93,051 - $166,223|
Popular Skills for Lead Data Scientist, IT
Lead IT Data Scientists generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Statistical Analysis, Data Analysis, Machine Learning, and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Big Data Analytics, R, and Data Modeling. Those educated in Machine Learning tend to be well versed in Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Scientist, IT
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Substantial, six-figure paychecks show up early in this area; folks who have worked for fewer than five years report earning a median of $120K. Lead IT Data Scientists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $152K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $145K by contrast.
Pay Difference by Location
Home to some of the best pay for Lead IT Data Scientists, New York offers exceptional salaries, 16 percent above the national average. Lead IT Data Scientists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Mountain View (+11 percent), and Washington (+8 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Lead IT Data Scientists is geography, with workers in Atlanta earning a whopping 29 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Chicago (9 percent lower) and San Francisco (1 percent lower).
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