Average Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with R Skills Salary

$123,194
Avg. Salary
$12,158
Bonus
$9,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with R skills is $123,194.
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$94k
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$123k
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$156k
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MEDIAN $123,194
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Salary
$94k - $156k
Bonus
$5k - $23k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$97k - $170k

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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist

Skills in Machine Learning, Python, Statistical Analysis, Big Data Analytics and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $116,472 based on 137 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,466 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $146,513.
Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (13.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.7% less), Austin, Texas (6.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 220 survey responses.
Early Career
62.3%
Experienced
32.3%
Late Career
5.5%