A Senior Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of $122,218 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Statistical Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
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$87,952 - $154,700
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$87,952 - $154,700  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $49,316  
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$89,848 - $181,762  
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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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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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New York
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Seattle
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$130,000
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San Diego
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Experience Affects Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

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$130,000
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Skills That Affect Senior Data Scientist, IT Salaries

Machine Learning
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Data Mining / Data Warehouse
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National Average
$130,000
Data Analysis
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Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 2%
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