Average Experienced Senior Data Scientist Salary

$137,708
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$13,749
Bonus
$14,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Data Scientist is $137,708.
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MEDIAN $137,708
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Salary
$100k - $170k
Bonus
$5k - $29k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $23k
Total Pay
$102k - $188k

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Career Paths

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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 SQL, R and Statistical Analysis.

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 $111,529 based on 21 salaries. An early career Senior Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,084 based on 601 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,520 based on 592 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,208.
Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (12.7% more) and Denver, Colorado (6.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,259 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.7%
Early Career
47.7%
Mid Career
47.0%
Late Career
3.6%