How much does a Lead Data Scientist make?

Updated Jan 27, 2022

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$138,010 /yr
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$100K

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$138K

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$191K

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How much does a Lead Data Scientist make? The national average salary for a Lead Data Scientist is $138,010 in United States. Filter by location to see Lead Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 541 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Data Scientist employees.

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Lead Data Scientist in United States of America

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$135,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Lead Data Scientist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$193,976

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Data Science and Analytics Lead with 10 to 14 years of experience

$157,080

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$39,270/yr

10 days ago by a Lead Data Scientist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$86,677

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$4,000/yr

10 days ago by a Lead Data Scientist with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Lead Data Scientist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$135,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$13,500/yr

11 days ago by a Lead Data Scientist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$110,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$12,000/yr

13 days ago by a Lead Data Scientist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$149,066

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$30,000/yr

13 days ago by a Lead Data Scientist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$96,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$5,000/yr

15 days ago by a Lead Data Scientist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Data Scientist Lead with 1 to 3 years of experience

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What is the average pay for a Lead Data Scientist at different companies?

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Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Lead Data Scientist

$125,843

 /yr
Range: $101K - $169K

$101K

$169K

$100,733 - $169,446 Range

84.51°
4.3

84.51°

Lead Data Scientist

$124,455

 /yr
Range: $93K - $150K

$93K

$150K

$93,125 - $150,000 Range

Fractal
4.1

Fractal

Lead Data Scientist

$95,598

 /yr
Range: $96K - $96K

$96K

$96K

$95,598 - $95,598 Range

Nielsen
3.7

Nielsen

Lead Data Scientist

$111,925

 /yr
Range: $97K - $143K

$97K

$143K

$96,923 - $142,554 Range

Humana
4

Humana

Lead Data Scientist

$122,646

 /yr
Range: $68K - $168K

$68K

$168K

$67,748 - $167,576 Range

ServiceNow
4.5

ServiceNow

Lead Data Scientist

$165,329

 /yr
Range: $165K - $165K

$165K

$165K

$165,329 - $165,329 Range

Target
3.7

Target

Lead Data Scientist

$158,663

 /yr
Range: $114K - $213K

$114K

$213K

$114,300 - $213,256 Range

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Aetna
3.6

Aetna

Lead Data Scientist

$159,910

 /yr
Range: $141K - $185K

$141K

$185K

$141,422 - $185,200 Range

MassMutual
3.9

MassMutual

Lead Data Scientist

$160,876

 /yr
Range: $144K - $200K

$144K

$200K

$143,803 - $200,441 Range

Boston Consulting Group
4.4

Boston Consulting Group

Lead Data Scientist

$214,795

 /yr
Range: $181K - $229K

$181K

$229K

$180,884 - $228,944 Range

ADP
4

ADP

Lead Data Scientist

$156,785

 /yr
Range: $127K - $188K

$127K

$188K

$126,619 - $188,131 Range

Deloitte
4

Deloitte

Lead Data Scientist

$92,824

 /yr
Range: $86K - $125K

$86K

$125K

$85,868 - $124,511 Range

Glassdoor
3.9

Glassdoor

Lead Data Scientist

$186,032

 /yr
Range: $170K - $210K

$170K

$210K

$170,054 - $210,472 Range

S&P Global
4.1

S&P Global

Lead Data Scientist

$164,387

 /yr
Range: $160K - $235K

$160K

$235K

$159,578 - $234,995 Range

Cox Automotive
4.1

Cox Automotive

Lead Data Scientist

$149,185

 /yr
Range: $114K - $282K

$114K

$282K

$113,954 - $281,701 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Lead Data Scientist

$175,402

 /yr
Range: $146K - $193K

$146K

$193K

$145,944 - $193,010 Range

Discover
3.9

Discover

Lead Data Scientist

$123,365

 /yr
Range: $112K - $145K

$112K

$145K

$112,311 - $144,764 Range

Caterpillar
4

Caterpillar

Lead Data Scientist

$133,005

 /yr
Range: $115K - $151K

$115K

$151K

$114,885 - $150,737 Range

USAA
3.6

USAA

Lead Data Scientist

$143,017

 /yr
Range: $134K - $152K

$134K

$152K

$134,350 - $152,287 Range

Citi
3.9

Citi

Lead Data Scientist

$123,202

 /yr
Range: $111K - $131K

$111K

$131K

$111,084 - $130,639 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Data Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Data Scientist is $138,010 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 541 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Data Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Data Scientist in United States is $191,142 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Data Scientist in United States is $99,648 per year.

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