Average Entry-Level Senior Data Scientist Salary

$111,529
Avg. Salary
$10,480
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Senior Data Scientist is $111,529.
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$88k
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$112k
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$150k
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MEDIAN $111,529
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Salary
$88k - $150k
Bonus
$2k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$90k - $160k

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist

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

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 $121,084 based on 585 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,130 based on 581 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $137,708 based on 275 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,208.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,486 survey responses.
Early Career
39.4%
Mid Career
39.1%
Experienced
18.5%
Late Career
3.0%