The average salary for a Principal Data Scientist, IT is $154,221.
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Popular Skills for Principal Data Scientist, IT
Big Data Analytics
Skills that pay less than market rate include Big Data Analytics, Data Analysis, Python, Statistical Analysis and Machine Learning.
Pay by Experience Level for Principal Data Scientist, IT
An early career Principal Data Scientist, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $135,289 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Principal Data Scientist, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $154,037 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Principal Data Scientist, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $161,514 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $164,466.
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Employees with Principal Data Scientist, IT in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (1.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (17.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (17.0% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.9% less).
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