The average salary for a Lead Data Scientist with Machine Learning skills is $128,327.
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Skills in Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include R, Data Modeling, Big Data Analytics and 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 $121,274 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Lead Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,511 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Lead Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $154,999 based on 33 salaries.
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Employees with Lead Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (18.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (5.7% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (3.8% less) and New York, New York (2.4% less).
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