Senior Data Scientist, IT with Machine Learning Skills Salary

Average Senior IT Data Scientists with Machine Learning skills make around $132K per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Senior IT Data Scientists with Machine Learning skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 85 percent of Senior IT Data Scientists with Machine Learning skills are male. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision plans. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$97,854 - $167,083
$98K
$130K
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MEDIAN: $132,002
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$97,854 - $167,083  
   
Bonus
$4,959 - $29,675  
Profit Sharing
$10,688  
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$101,192 - $189,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Data Scientist, IT

Pay by Experience for a Senior Data Scientist, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Data Scientist, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 56 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Data Scientist, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $143,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 18 salaries. A Senior Data Scientist, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $153,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $141,246

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Senior IT Data Scientists with Machine Learning skills, San Jose, Palo Alto, and Mountain View, three California cities, are home to the highest salaries in the United States, all offering a rate above the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Washington, 15 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Boston (15 percent lower) and San Diego (8 percent lower).

Key Stats for Senior Data Scientist, IT

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$141,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 4%
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