Data Scientist – best job in America
Data Scientist is the best job in America, according to Glassdoor, with median base salary $117K, and high career prospects. Analytics Manager ranks n. 11. However, the number of available positions is much less than predicted shortage of 140-190,000.
Here are the remaining top jobs, n. 2 to n. 25. They also include relevant to KDnuggets audience jobs n. 9 Software Engineer, n. 11, Analytics Manager, and n. 21 Consultant.
Although Data Scientist is ranked as the best job, we note that the number of jobs is far less than McKinsey-predicted shortage of 140-190,000 people with analytical expertise and 1.5 million managers and analysts in USA by 2018.
Besides Glassdoor, you can also reach data scientists by posting a job ad on KDnuggets Jobs page.
|12||Software Development Manager||1,199||$135,000|
|13||Product Marketing Manager||1,111||$115,000|
|17||Business Development Manager||2,906||$80,000|
|20||Technical Account Manager||1,160||$69,548|
The Glassdoor Job Score is determined by weighting three factors equally: earning potential (median annual base salary), career opportunities rating, and number of job openings. Results represent job titles that rate highly among all three categories.
The number of job openings per job title represents active job listings on Glassdoor as of 1/8/16. This report takes into account job title normalization that groups similar job titles.