2013 Data Science Salary Survey

Tools, Trends, What Pays (and What Doesn't) for Data Professionals

Publisher: O'Reilly
Released: February 2014

What tools do successful data scientists and analysts use, and how much money do they make? We surveyed hundreds of attendees at the O'Reilly Strata Conferences in Santa Clara, California and New York to understand.

Findings from the survey include:

  • Average number of tools and median income for all respondents
  • Distribution of responses by age, location, industry, and position
  • Detailed analysis of tools used by respondents and correlation to their salaries - including by tool clusters (Hadoop, SQL/Excel, and other)
  • Correlation of specialized big data tools usage and salary

What tools should you be learning and using? Read this valuable report to gain insight from these potentially career-changing findings.
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