Career Profile: Career Profile - Data Scientists

Develop and implement a set of techniques or analytics applications to transform raw data into meaningful information using data-oriented programming languages and visualization software. Apply data mining, data modeling, natural language processing, and machine learning to extract and analyze information from large structured and unstructured datasets. Visualize, interpret, and report data findings. May create dynamic data reports.

Salary and Outlook

According to the US Department of Labor, there are 113,300 people employed as career profile - data scientists in the United States. The median annual salary is $100,910. Entry level employees earn approximately $59,430 per year and senior employees earn approximately $167,040 per year.

Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.

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Career Outlook

Total Current Jobs:
113,300
Annual Openings:
13,500
Increase in Openings by 2030:
36%
Annual Salary Range:
$59,430 - $167,040
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree

Data is sourced from United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration and the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development.