Why You May Want a Career in Data Science

Data scientists are in high demand and draw big salaries. Here are some stats on the hot field as well as an infographic that offers a snapshot of the profession.

Data scientists are the renaissance men and women of business technology. They need to be equally skilled in math, programming and computer science, and their industry domain. For these reasons, they are also highly sought after. By 2018, McKinsey predicts, the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with “deep analytical skills.”

Author: Dan Muse


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