A Senior Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of $127,085 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 Java, Apache Spark, Apache Hadoop, and Hadoop.

$86,805 - $162,720
(Median)
$87K
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MEDIAN: $127,084
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MEDIAN: $75.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$86,805 - $162,720  
   
Bonus
$3,854 - $29,816  
Profit Sharing
$783 - $40,268  
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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$90,243 - $186,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 282
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
$3,854 - $29,816  
   
Profit Sharing
$783 - $40,268  
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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$90,243 - $186,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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: $134,060

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Experience Affects Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries




National Average
$134,000


Skills That Affect Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Java
up arrow 16%

Apache Spark
up arrow 15%

Apache Hadoop
up arrow 11%

Hadoop
up arrow 10%


Python
up arrow 1%

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
0%

National Average
$134,000

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 3%

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

R
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 14%

SAS
up arrow 15%

Data Modeling
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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