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Lead data scientist salary in United States

How much does a Lead Data Scientist make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $148,587
Low $106,070
High $208,148
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a lead data scientist is $148,587 per year in the United States. 143 salaries reported, updated at December 5, 2023

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Top companies for Lead Data Scientists in United States

  1. PayPal
    1,775 reviews7 salaries reported
    $209,816per year
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Highest paying cities for Lead Data Scientists near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $184,689 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $170,694 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $167,755 per year
    17 salaries reported
  1. Englewood, CO
    $160,998 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Minneapolis, MN
    $157,928 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. McLean, VA
    $150,754 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $131,229 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Cincinnati, OH
    $123,100 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $122,390 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Lead Data Scientists

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 52 ratings

69% of Lead Data Scientists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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