Senior Data Scientist, IT Salary

A Senior Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of $125,502 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Apache Spark, Java, and Hadoop.

$87,960 - $158,103
(Median)
$88K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $125,501
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$38.60 - $124.16
(Median)
$39
$65
$120
MEDIAN: $65.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$87,960 - $158,103  
   
Bonus
$3,030 - $29,504  
Profit Sharing
$814 - $50,000  
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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$90,472 - $178,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 489
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$38.60 - $124.16  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,030 - $29,504  
   
Profit Sharing
$814 - $50,000  
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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$90,472 - $178,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $133,359

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Experience Affects Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries




National Average
$133,000


Skills That Affect Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Apache Spark
up arrow 17%

Java
up arrow 12%

Hadoop
up arrow 11%


Python
up arrow 2%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
0%

National Average
$133,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 3%

R
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 14%

SAS
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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