The average salary for an Experienced Senior Data Scientist with Big Data Analytics skills is $147,274.
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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist
Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, R, Statistical Analysis, Python and Machine Learning.
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 $110,011 based on 8 salaries. An early career Senior Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,173 based on 145 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,010 based on 160 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $148,730.
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 5.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (6.3% less).
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