The average salary for a Senior Data Scientist, IT is $126,446.
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Job Description for Senior Data Scientist, IT
A data scientist is the modern equivalent of a data analyst, but with business acumen; it is a job which focuses heavily on mathematical and computer science skills, statistics, analytics, computer science, and other applications. The presentation of the data is the top priority, so senior data scientists must be able to effectively communicate the numbers of a project and present them in an appropriate format for business-minded employees. Data scientists differ from traditional data analysts …Read more
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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist, IT
Big Data Analytics
Skills in Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis and Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Data Scientist, IT
An entry-level Senior Data Scientist, IT with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $117,500 based on 10 salaries. An early career Senior Data Scientist, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,263 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,102 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,839 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $139,331.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Data Scientist, IT in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 29.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (14.7% more) and San Francisco, California (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (5.1% less) and Seattle, Washington (2.0% less).
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