Senior Data Scientist, IT Salary (United States)

A Senior Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of $123,187 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Hadoop and Python.
Senior Data Scientist, IT Total Pay (?
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$88,244 - $153,917
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MEDIAN: $123,187
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National Salary Data

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$88,244 - $153,917  
   
Bonus
$3,898 - $30,176  
Profit Sharing
$4,865 - $50,756  
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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$89,541 - $181,217  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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Job Description for Senior 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 Senior Data Scientist, IT

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Pay Difference By Location

Palo Alto
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Mountain View
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New York
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Seattle
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Washington
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National Average
$133,000
San Diego
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

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$133,000
Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Hadoop
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Python
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Machine Learning
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Data Mining / Data Warehouse
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National Average
$133,000

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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 4%
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