Senior Data Scientist, IT Salary

A Senior Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of $125,962 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Java, Apache Spark, Apache Hadoop, and Hadoop.

$86,065 - $161,759
$86K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $125,962
10%
50%
90%

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$41.49 - $137.50
$75
MEDIAN: $75.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$86,065 - $161,759  
   
Bonus
$4,717 - $29,688  
Profit Sharing
$881 - $40,851  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$90,140 - $183,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$75.00  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$4,717 - $29,688  
   
Profit Sharing
$881 - $40,851  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$90,140 - $183,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Senior Data Scientist, IT

A data scientist is the modern equivalent of a data analyst, but with business acumen; it is a job which focuses heavily on mathematical and computer science skills, statistics, analytics, computer science, and other applications. The presentation of the data is the top priority, so senior data scientists must be able to effectively communicate the numbers of a project and present them in an appropriate format for business-minded employees.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Data Scientist, IT

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $132,723

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Key Stats for Senior Data Scientist, IT

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

▲11%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$133,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Java
▲18%

Apache Spark
▲17%

▲13%

Hadoop
▲11%


▲2%

National Average
$133,000





R
▼7%

SQL
▼13%

SAS
▼14%

Data Modeling
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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