The need for data scientists is spreading across more and more industries.

As companies in finance, insurance, and IT scramble to fill the role of data scientist, professionals in more traditional roles are encouraged to learn data science as well.
It’s not just the looming talent gap that pushes individuals to learn data science; companies are using high salaries to woo people into the industry.According to a 2014 Burtch Works study of salaries for data scientists, those responsible for a team of one to three people earned a median salary of $140,000.

Those responsible for a team of ten or more earned a median salary of $232,500.

To put that in perspective, the mean average annual income for a lawyer in the US was $131,990 and for a doctor $183,940.To read this article in full, please click here

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