Average Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with Data Analysis Skills Salary

$123,347
Avg. Salary
$11,922
Bonus
$20,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with Data Analysis skills is $123,347.
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$88k
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$123k
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$166k
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MEDIAN $123,347
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United States (change)
Salary
$88k - $166k
Bonus
$5k - $23k
Profit Sharing
$7k - $30k
Total Pay
$91k - $179k

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Career Paths

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Senior Data Scientist
Data Science Director
Data Scientist
Director of Analytics
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist

Skills in Machine Learning, Python, Statistical Analysis and Big Data Analytics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include R.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Data Scientist

An early career Senior Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $116,176 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,664 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $140,000.
Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 37.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (14.1% more) and New York, New York (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (27.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 169 survey responses.
Early Career
64.5%
Experienced
30.8%
Late Career
4.7%