Average Senior Data Scientist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$116,242
Avg. Salary
$11,618
Bonus
$10,174
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The average salary for a Senior Data Scientist in Chicago, Illinois is $116,242.
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$90k
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$116k
90%
$148k
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Salary
$90k - $148k
Bonus
$5k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$6k - $16k
Total Pay
$94k - $161k

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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 Big Data Analytics, 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 $116,839 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,818 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 15 salaries.
Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (18.1% more) and New York, New York (14.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (3.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 87 survey responses.
Early Career
44.8%
Mid Career
37.9%
Experienced
17.2%