The average salary for an Early-Career Senior Data Scientist with Statistical Analysis skills is $121,375.
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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist
Big Data Analytics
Skills in Machine Learning and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, R and Big Data Analytics.
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 $108,462 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,946 based on 230 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,616 based on 120 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $144,416.
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Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (10.0% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9.4% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (7.3% less).
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