Senior Data Scientist, IT with Machine Learning Skills Salary

The average Senior IT Data Scientist with Machine Learning skills can expect to rake in roughly $133K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and most get vision benefits. The vast majority (88 percent) of Senior IT Data Scientists with Machine Learning skills who answered the questionnaire are male. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$98,048 - $165,830
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MEDIAN: $132,714
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$98,048 - $165,830  
   
Bonus
$5,106 - $30,201  
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
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$101,432 - $188,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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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.


Senior IT Data Scientists with Machine Learning skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries can reach six figures almost right off the bat; beginning workers who have less than five years' experience bring in a median of $140K per year. On average, Senior IT Data Scientists with Machine Learning skills make $148K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Senior IT Data Scientist with more than 20 years of experience can earn $153K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $142,328

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San Jose, Palo Alto, and Mountain View — each tucked away in California — boast salaries above the national rate for Senior IT Data Scientists with Machine Learning skills, making this state top of the list for those looking to make even more money in this profession. In Washington, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Boston and San Diego (16 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Senior Data Scientist, IT

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$142,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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