Average Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with Big Data Analytics Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with Big Data Analytics skills in Chicago, Illinois is $117,110.
MEDIAN $117,110
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$108k - $133k
$6k - $15k
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$114k - $142k

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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist

Skills in Machine Learning, Python, R and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis.
Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 40.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (21.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (19.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

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