Average Senior Data Scientist Salary in San Jose, California

$156,741
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$18,000
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The average salary for a Senior Data Scientist in San Jose, California is $156,741.
10%
$121k
MEDIAN
$157k
90%
$181k
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$121k - $181k
Bonus
$8k - $25k
Total Pay
$123k - $192k

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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist

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

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 $145,366 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $166,485 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $165,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (28.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (26.1% less) and Denver, Colorado (24.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
37.1%
Mid Career
48.6%
Experienced
14.3%