Data Science Jobs Report Q4 2016

Data Science Jobs Report

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 a quarterly report on the state of the data science industry powered by icrunchdata. We sample a variety of employment-related sites, along with our proprietary research to compile a quick glance at the United States job market. Segments reviewed this quarter are:

Data Scientist Salary Estimates

15% = Up to $75,000 USD
27% = $76,000 to $100,000 USD
22% = $101,000 to $115,000 USD
15% = $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. Seattle, WA
4. Chicago, IL
5. Boston, MA
6. Washington, DC
7. Atlanta, GA
8. San Diego, CA
9. Austin, TX
10. Houston, TX

Top 10 Data Science Jobs by Title

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

Top 10 Trending Skills for Data Scientists

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

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 for icrunchdata News Chicago, Illinois
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Ron Emery is CEO + Founder of icrunchdata and visionary business leader for brand and product development, including online operations and digital media strategy. He thoughtfully connects the human side of data while driving the company's innovative vision and growth. In his free time, Ron loves fly-fishing, running, coffee shops, writing and creating new web ideas.