Average Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with Big Data Analytics Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$142,182
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$14,483
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with Big Data Analytics skills in San Francisco, California is $142,182.
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$101k
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$142k
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$217k
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MEDIAN $142,182
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Salary
$101k - $217k
Bonus
$5k - $24k
Total Pay
$101k - $217k

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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist

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

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 $139,280 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $154,913 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 15.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (21.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (17.6% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (15.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Early Career
65.2%
Experienced
34.8%