Principal Data Scientist, IT Salary
Median pay for IT Principal Data Scientists in the United States is around $145K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The vast majority of IT Principal Data Scientists (83 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, IT Principal Data Scientists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$95,069 - $182,097|
|Bonus||$3,103 - $26,425|
|Total Pay (||$101,613 - $193,900|
Popular Skills for Principal Data Scientist, IT
IT Principal Data Scientists report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Python, Machine Learning, Data Analysis, and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Big Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis, and Data Analysis. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in Machine Learning and Python.
Pay by Experience Level for Principal Data Scientist, IT
Pay by Experience for a Principal Data Scientist, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Principal Data Scientist, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Principal 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 $153,000 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Principal Data Scientist, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $163,000 based on 40 salaries. A Principal 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 $175,000 based on 16 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, IT Principal Data Scientists in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 14 percent above the national average. IT Principal Data Scientists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+11 percent), San Jose (+10 percent), Seattle (+9 percent), and San Francisco (+8 percent). The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 10 percent below the national average.
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