Average Senior Data Scientist with R Skills Salary

$120,965
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$11,352
Bonus
$9,759
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The average salary for a Senior Data Scientist with R skills is $120,965.
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$91k
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$156k
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MEDIAN $120,965
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Salary
$91k - $156k
Bonus
$5k - $22k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $20k
Total Pay
$95k - $171k

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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist

Skills in Machine Learning, Python, Statistical Analysis, Big Data Analytics and SQL 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 $115,931 based on 137 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,491 based on 171 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,466 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $146,513.
Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.9% more) and New York, New York (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (9.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (5.1% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 391 survey responses.
Early Career
35.0%
Mid Career
43.7%
Experienced
18.2%
Late Career
3.1%