The average salary for a Senior Data Scientist with Big Data Analytics skills is $129,084.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Data Scientist
The top respondents for the job title Senior Data Scientist are from the companies Capital One Financial Corp, Microsoft Corp and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $158,282. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around $141,500. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton pays the lowest at around $102,439. Aetna, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $124,925.
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Popular Skills for Senior Data Scientist
Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, R, Statistical Analysis, Python and Machine Learning.
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 $110,011 based on 8 salaries. An early career Senior Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,276 based on 161 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,900 based on 170 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,274 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $148,730.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Data Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.8% less), Boston, Massachusetts (11.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.1% less).
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