Average Lead Data Scientist with Machine Learning Skills Salary

$128,327
Avg. Salary
$14,659
Bonus
$10,241
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The average salary for a Lead Data Scientist with Machine Learning skills is $128,327.
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$100k
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$128k
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$177k
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$100k - $177k
Bonus
$5k - $33k
Profit Sharing
$8k - $17k
Total Pay
$102k - $194k

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Popular Skills for Lead Data Scientist

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 216 survey responses.
Early Career
31.9%
Mid Career
52.8%
Experienced
15.3%