The average salary for an Early-Career Senior Data Scientist with Big Data Analytics skills is $120,573.
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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist
Skills in Machine Learning, Python and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL and R.
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 $105,393 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,684 based on 166 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,420 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $148,730.
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Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.1% more) and New York, New York (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.9% less), Boston, Massachusetts (8.8% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.4% less).
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