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Data Science Jobs Report Q3 2016

Hello data scientists! We're working hard to bring you the latest information, research and statistics on data science jobs. Here's a quarterly update on the state of the industry powered by icrunchdata. Segments reviewed this quarter are:

Data Scientist Salary Estimates

16% = Up to $75,0000 USD
28% = $76,000 to $100,000 USD
22% = $101,000 to $115,000 USD
14% = $116,000 to $130,000 USD
20% = $131,000 or greater USD

Top 10 Cities for Data Science Jobs

1. New York, NY
2. Seattle, WA
3. San Francisco, CA
4. Chicago, IL
5. Washington, DC
6. Boston, MA
7. Atlanta, GA
8. San Diego, CA
9. Houston, TX
10. Austin, TX

Top 10 Data Science Jobs by Title

1. Data Scientist
2. Data Science Lead
3. Data Architect
4. Data Analyst
5. Statistician Data Scientist
6. Master Data Scientist
7. Data Strategy Consultant
8. Data Scientist / Quantitative Analyst
9. Data Scientist / Fraud Prevention
10. Biostatistician / Data Scientist

Top 10 Trending Skills for Data Scientists

1. Data Security
2. Data Visualization
3. Algorithm
4. Hadoop
5. SQL (Structured Query Language)
6. Machine Learning
7. Data Mining
8. Data Integration
9. Python Programming/Scripting Language
10. Big Data

Job Type Breakdown

Permanent (includes full and part-time) = 93%
Contingent (includes contract, internship, and temp) = 7%

Popular Related Categories

1. Analytics Jobs Index
2. Artificial Intelligence Jobs Index
3. Big Data Jobs Index
4. Cybersecurity Jobs Index
5. Data Analyst Jobs Index
6. Data Jobs Index
7. Data Science Jobs Index
8. Hadoop Jobs Index
9. Internet of Things - IoT Jobs Index
10. IT Jobs Index
11. Machine Learning Jobs Index
12. SAS Jobs Index
13. Statistics Jobs Index

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Article written by Ron Emery
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