Senior Data Scientist, IT Salary (United States)

A Senior Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of $124,274 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. A skill in Hadoop is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Data Scientist, IT Salary (?
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$88,022 - $159,360
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$0$70K$140K$210K
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$88,022 - $159,360  
   
Bonus
$4,069 - $30,125  
Profit Sharing
$2,936 - $49,665  
Total Pay (?
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$89,613 - $181,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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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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Experience Affects Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

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$135,000
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Skills That Affect Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Hadoop
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National Average
$135,000
Data Mining / Data Warehouse
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 4%