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Data Science Jobs Report Summary 2018

Hello, aspiring data scientists! We're working hard to bring you the latest information, research and employment-related statistics on data science jobs. Here's our annual report summary on the state of the data science industry powered by icrunchdata. We sample a variety of job boards and employment sites, along with our proprietary research to compile a quick glance at the data science jobs market in the United States. Segments reviewed this year are:

Data Scientist Salary Estimates

9% = Up to $75,000 USD
26% = $76,000 to $100,000 USD
28% = $101,000 to $115,000 USD
16% = $116,000 to $130,000 USD
21% = $131,000 or greater USD

Top 10 Cities for Data Science Jobs

1. San Francisco, CA
2. New York, NY
3. Boston, MA
4. Chicago, IL
5. Seattle, WA
6. Austin, TX
7. Raleigh, NC
8. Denver, CO
9. Atlanta, GA
10. Portland, OR

Top 10 Data Science Jobs by Title

1. Lead Data Scientist
2. Data Architect
3. Data Analyst
4. Data Scientist II
5. Data Security Analyst
6. Master Data Scientist
7. Data Strategist
8. Quantitative Analyst
9. Fraud Prevention Analyst
10. Data Scientist, Biotech

Top 10 Trending Skills for Data Scientists

1. Machine Learning
2. Artificial Intelligence
3. Cybersecurity
4. R
5. SAS
6. SQL (Structured Query Language)
7. Data Visualization
8. Apache Hadoop
9. Data Integration
10. Python Programming

Job Type Breakdown

Permanent (includes full- and part-time) = 92%
Contingent (includes contract, internship and temp) = 8%

Popular Related Categories

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

Be sure to link to the data science jobs parent page to stay informed of new reports as they are released. And if your career background and interests cross over to information technology, be sure to check out the IT job board index page here.

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