A Principal Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of $122,200 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Principal Data Scientist, IT Total Pay (?
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$91,511 - $179,861
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$91,511 - $179,861  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $41,459  
Profit Sharing
$8,500 - $16,000  
Total Pay (?
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$96,001 - $199,627  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Job Description for Principal 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Principal Data Scientist, IT
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Principal Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$145,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Principal Data Scientist, IT Salaries

National Average
$145,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 7%
Statistical Analysis
up arrow 27%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 94%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None:
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