Average Chief Data Scientist Salary

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The average salary for a Chief Data Scientist is $172,938.
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$122k - $244k
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$5k - $30k
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$124k - $292k

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Popular Skills for Chief Data Scientist

Skills in Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership and Statistical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Data Scientist

An early career Chief Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $154,839 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Chief Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $167,364 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Chief Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $190,000 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $199,979.
Employees with Chief Data Scientist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 42.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (11.9% more) and Baltimore, Maryland (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (10.5% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (1.7% less).

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