Lead Data Scientist, IT Salary (United States)

A Lead Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of $116,838 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Lead Data Scientist, IT Salary (?
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$77,594 - $152,735
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$77,594 - $152,735  
   
Bonus
$9.93 - $23,498  
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $10,174  
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$80,732 - $165,755  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Job Description for Lead Data Scientist, IT

  • Perform and interpret data studies and product experiments concerning new data sources or new uses for existing data sources.
  • Develop prototypes, proof of concepts, algorithms, predictive models, and custom analysis.
  • Design and build new data set processes for modeling, data mining, and production purposes.
  • Determine new ways to improve data and search quality, and predictive capabilities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Scientist, IT

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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San Francisco
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National Average
$121,000
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Experience Affects Lead Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$121,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Lead Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Hadoop
up arrow 8%
National Average
$121,000
Machine Learning
up arrow 7%
Data Analysis
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Statistical Analysis
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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 6%
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