The average salary for an Early-Career Senior Data Scientist with Machine Learning skills is $121,928.
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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist
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Skills in Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, R, Big Data Analytics and Statistical Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Data Scientist
An entry-level Senior Data Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $110,226 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,210 based on 428 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $139,246 based on 211 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $148,599.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.2% more) and New York, New York (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.5% less), Washington, District of Columbia (4.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.1% less).
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