Is the market for data scientists actually deflating? That’s the depressing conclusion that TechRepublic seemed to reach, after citing data from Glassdoor that suggested pay for data scientists shrunk 1.2 percent (year-over-year) in March 2019.
“This is a continuation of a longer running trend—data scientist wage growth has been well below the national average for the last year,” said Glassdoor senior economist Daniel Zhao. To be fair, it’s not like data scientists are going to starve in the street anytime soon: Glassdoor estimated data scientists’ median base pay at $95,459, which echoes the findings of other organizations.
Author: Nick Kolakowski