The previous KDnuggets Poll asked:
What is your highest education level?
As expected, data miners and analytics professionals who read KDnuggets are quite well educated,
with 32% having Ph.D. and 86% having at least MS or another graduate degree.
Of the 259 respondents, 23% were students. The breakdown is in the table below.
What is your highest education level?|
|PhD in CS/Math/Stats (52)||20.1%|
|PhD in another field (30)||11.6%|
|MD/JD or other advanced graduate degree (7)||2.7%|
|less than a BA (8)||3.1%|
Regional breakdown shows that Middle East and AU/NZ have the highest percentage of PhDs.
Here are full results of
KDnuggets 2011 Poll: What is your highest education level?