Average Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with SQL Skills Salary

$126,322
Avg. Salary
$11,000
Bonus
$19,518
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with SQL skills is $126,322.
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$92k
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$126k
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$156k
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MEDIAN $126,322
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Salary
$92k - $156k
Bonus
$3k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$10k - $20k
Total Pay
$94k - $169k

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Senior Data Scientist
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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist

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

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 $117,043 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,813 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $144,305.
Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (7.8% more) and New York, New York (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (12.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (5.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 180 survey responses.
Early Career
60.0%
Experienced
34.4%
Late Career
5.6%