The average salary for a Senior Data Scientist with Data Modeling skills is $123,959.
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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist
Big Data Analytics
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 $122,247 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,302 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $138,966 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $165,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.0% more) and San Francisco, California (14.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (17.4% less), Washington, District of Columbia (13.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.5% less).
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