How much does a Senior Data Scientist make?

Updated Jul 27, 2021

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$140,079 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,438 salaries

$102K

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$140K

Average

$193K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Senior Data Scientist is $140,079 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3438 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Data Scientist employees.

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Senior Data Scientist$140,079 /yr
L4
Data Scientist IV$135,775 /yr
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Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Senior Data Scientist

$170,186

 /yr
Range: $24K - $213K
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$24K

$213K

$24,000 - $212,850 Range

Netflix
4.2

Netflix

Senior Data Scientist

$173,503

 /yr
Range: $131K - $548K

$131K

$548K

$131,272 - $547,952 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Senior Data Scientist

$154,798

 /yr
Range: $83K - $226K

$83K

$226K

$83,451 - $226,398 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Senior Data Scientist

$147,506

 /yr
Range: $97K - $184K

$97K

$184K

$96,877 - $184,382 Range

LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Senior Data Scientist

$172,330

 /yr
Range: $148K - $208K

$148K

$208K

$147,699 - $207,517 Range

Aetna
3.6

Aetna

Senior Data Scientist

$136,153

 /yr
Range: $103K - $184K

$103K

$184K

$102,681 - $183,702 Range

Nielsen
3.7

Nielsen

Senior Data Scientist

$96,591

 /yr
Range: $83K - $134K

$83K

$134K

$83,269 - $133,775 Range

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Target
3.7

Target

Senior Data Scientist

$152,486

 /yr
Range: $63K - $204K

$63K

$204K

$63,499 - $204,319 Range

84.51°
4.4

84.51°

Senior Data Scientist

$99,930

 /yr
Range: $85K - $126K

$85K

$126K

$85,213 - $126,434 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Senior Data Scientist

$131,465

 /yr
Range: $83K - $197K

$83K

$197K

$82,513 - $196,753 Range

Boston Consulting Group
4.4

Boston Consulting Group

Senior Data Scientist

$170,615

 /yr
Range: $107K - $205K

$107K

$205K

$106,849 - $204,846 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Senior Data Scientist

$177,888

 /yr
Range: $135K - $203K

$135K

$203K

$134,810 - $203,014 Range

Fractal
4

Fractal

Senior Data Scientist

$92,153

 /yr
Range: $92K - $140K

$92K

$140K

$92,153 - $139,846 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Senior Data Scientist

$121,981

 /yr
Range: $81K - $188K

$81K

$188K

$80,710 - $188,364 Range

Deloitte
3.9

Deloitte

Senior Data Scientist

$101,533

 /yr
Range: $88K - $160K

$88K

$160K

$87,989 - $160,222 Range

EPAM
4.2

EPAM

Senior Data Scientist

$121,962

 /yr
Range: $122K - $122K

$122K

$122K

$121,962 - $121,962 Range

Intuit
4.4

Intuit

Senior Data Scientist

$154,449

 /yr
Range: $105K - $192K

$105K

$192K

$104,712 - $191,794 Range

KPMG
3.9

KPMG

Senior Data Scientist

$127,419

 /yr
Range: $110K - $146K

$110K

$146K

$110,423 - $146,219 Range

Humana
4.1

Humana

Senior Data Scientist

$109,859

 /yr
Range: $69K - $137K

$69K

$137K

$69,178 - $136,518 Range

ServiceNow
4.4

ServiceNow

Senior Data Scientist

$146,172

 /yr
Range: $146K - $174K

$146K

$174K

$146,172 - $173,929 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Data Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Data Scientist is $140,079 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3438 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Data Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Data Scientist in United States is $192,930 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Data Scientist in United States is $101,706 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior data scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$220,000
per year
A Senior Data Scientist in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $220,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$120,000
per year
A Senior Data Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$103,000
per year
A Sr Data Scientist in the Ithaca, NY Area area reported making $103,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Ithaca, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$162,000
per year
A Senior Data Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $162,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Senior Data Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$30k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$127,900
per year
A Senior Data Scientist in the Wilmington, NC Area area reported making $127,900 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Wilmington, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$149,000
per year
A Senior Data Scientist in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $149,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$94,000
per year
A Senior Data Scientist in the Rochester, NY Area area reported making $94,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Rochester, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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