Principal Data Scientist Salaries

6,606 SalariesUpdated Jan 18, 2021

Average Base Pay
$148,051 / yr
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How much does a Principal Data Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Principal Data Scientist is $148,051 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 6,606 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Data Scientist employees.

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Principal Data Scientist

Fractal

$89,012/yr

Range: $89K - $89K

30 salaries

$89,012/yr
$89K$89K

Principal Data Scientist

Microsoft

$202,226/yr

Range: $189K - $226K

21 salaries

$202,226/yr
$189K$226K

Principal Data Scientist

Capital One

$135,039/yr

Range: $107K - $169K

21 salaries

$135,039/yr
$107K$169K

Principal Data Scientist

ServiceNow

$157,431/yr

Range: $157K - $157K

20 salaries

$157,431/yr
$157K$157K

Principal Data Scientist

Oracle

$148,893/yr

Range: $124K - $182K

8 salaries

$148,893/yr
$124K$182K

Principal Data Scientist

Comcast

$158,153/yr

Range: $135K - $190K

7 salaries

$158,153/yr
$135K$190K

Principal Data Scientist

Think Big

$161,871/yr

Range: $145K - $192K

7 salaries

$161,871/yr
$145K$192K

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Principal Data Scientist

AT&T

$157,052/yr

Range: $146K - $192K

6 salaries

$157,052/yr
$146K$192K

Principal Data Scientist

Fidelity Investments

$137,106/yr

Range: $111K - $150K

6 salaries

$137,106/yr
$111K$150K

Principal Data Scientist

Amazon

$181,465/yr

Range: $161K - $216K

5 salaries

$181,465/yr
$161K$216K

Principal Data Scientist

Verizon

$146,360/yr

Range: $110K - $193K

5 salaries

$146,360/yr
$110K$193K

Principal Data Scientist

Walmart

$154,299/yr

Range: $132K - $171K

4 salaries

$154,299/yr
$132K$171K

Principal Data Scientist

IBM

$228,066/yr

Range: $150K - $243K

4 salaries

$228,066/yr
$150K$243K

Principal Data Scientist

Thomson Reuters

$162,860/yr

Range: $132K - $178K

4 salaries

$162,860/yr
$132K$178K

Principal Data Scientist

Nielsen

$148,252/yr

Range: $127K - $167K

4 salaries

$148,252/yr
$127K$167K

Principal Data Scientist

Walmart eCommerce

$210,913/yr

Range: $198K - $230K

4 salaries

$210,913/yr
$198K$230K

Principal Data Scientist

Facebook

$150,000/yr

Range: $114K - $210K

3 salaries

$150,000/yr
$114K$210K

Principal Data Scientist

Liberty Mutual Insurance

$125,000/yr

Range: $117K - $190K

3 salaries

$125,000/yr
$117K$190K

Principal Data Scientist

BNY Mellon

$137,024/yr

Range: $122K - $151K

3 salaries

$137,024/yr
$122K$151K

Principal Data Scientist

Optum

$141,805/yr

Range: $140K - $145K

3 salaries

$141,805/yr
$140K$145K
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Recent Salary Reports

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$140,000
per year
A Principal Data Scientist in the Des Moines, IA Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Additional Pay
$40k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Des Moines, IA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$140,000
per year
A Principal Data Science in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$201,000
per year
A Principal Data Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $201,000 per year
Additional Pay
$16k stock bonus
$30k profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Principal Data Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$175,000
per year
A Principal Data Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$144,000
per year
A Principal Data Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $144,000 per year
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$172,000
per year
A Principal Data Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $172,000 per year
Additional Pay
$52k cash bonus
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$172,606
per year
A Principal Data Scientist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $172,606 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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