The average salary for a Senior Data Scientist with Statistical Analysis skills is $126,088.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Data Scientist
The top respondents for the job title Senior Data Scientist are from the companies Microsoft Corp, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $151,769. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc, earning around $148,320. Verisk Analytics pays the lowest at around $90,000. Aetna, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $126,400.
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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist
Big Data Analytics
Skills in Machine Learning, Python and Big Data Analytics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL and R.
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 $108,462 based on 9 salaries. An early career Senior Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,375 based on 237 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,466 based on 225 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,993 based on 120 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $144,416.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (9.6% more) and New York, New York (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.0% less), Washington, District of Columbia (8.6% less) and Denver, Colorado (5.4% less).
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