Average Lead Data Scientist Salary in San Francisco, California

$149,125
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$28,500
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The average salary for a Lead Data Scientist in San Francisco, California is $149,125.
10%
$117k
MEDIAN
$149k
90%
$178k
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$117k - $178k
Bonus
$17k - $49k
Total Pay
$127k - $218k

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Popular Skills for Lead Data Scientist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Scientist

An early career Lead Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $146,089 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Lead Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,395 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Lead Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Lead Data Scientist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 1.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (31.6% less), Washington, District of Columbia (18.9% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (17.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
31.3%
Mid Career
37.5%
Experienced
31.3%