Average Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with Data Modeling Skills Salary

$121,811
Avg. Salary
$13,250
Bonus
$20,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Data Scientist with Data Modeling skills is $121,811.
10%
$92k
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$122k
50%
$170k
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MEDIAN $121,811
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United States (change)
Salary
$92k - $170k
Bonus
$4k - $26k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $20k
Total Pay
$95k - $179k

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Career Paths

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Senior Data Scientist
Data Science Director
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Director of Analytics
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist

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

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 $121,856 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $138,966 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $165,000.
Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 39.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (17.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (11.8% less) and New York, New York (9.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 102 survey responses.
Early Career
62.7%
Experienced
32.4%
Late Career
4.9%