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Senior Data Scientist, IT Salary

A Senior Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of $124,273 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Hadoop is associated with high pay for this job.

$87,591 - $157,621
(Median)
$88K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $124,273
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$87,591 - $157,621  
   
Bonus
$4,805 - $30,100  
Profit Sharing
$789 - $48,936  
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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$89,801 - $179,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 365

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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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Senior Data Scientist, IT Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Data Scientist, IT

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries




National Average
$134,000


Skills That Affect Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Hadoop
up arrow 11%


Big Data Analytics
up arrow 6%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 3%

Python
up arrow 3%

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

National Average
$134,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

R
up arrow 7%

SAS
up arrow 15%

SQL
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 4%
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