Average Experienced Senior Data Scientist with Python Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Data Scientist with Python skills is $138,298.
MEDIAN $138,298
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$99k - $166k
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$99k - $192k

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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist

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

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 $113,539 based on 13 salaries. An early career Senior Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $124,043 based on 337 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,327 based on 306 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $159,929.
Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (5.8% more) and Austin, Texas (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (25.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (19.1% less).

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