Are you looking to get a data science degree and join the workforce as a data scientist? Then you’re not alone, as thousands of young people around the world are following that same path with the hope of tapping into the high demand – and large salaries – that come with being a data scientist. As you embark upon your education journey, keep some of these tips in mind to maximize your education and job prospects.
We have been hearing how hot data science is since Harvard Business Review declared data scientist “the sexiest job of the 21st century” way back in 2012. Apparently, not a lot has changed (except perhaps the implosion of Hadoop), as a January report from LinkedIn concluded that data scientist was the number one job for 2019, thanks to a solid average base salary of $130,000 and abundant growth opportunities.
Author: Alex Woodie