As in the past year, data miners are most compensated in US/Canada, with median income (excluding students) estimated around US $100-110,000. The detailed results are shown in the following table. The global annual income/salary (students excluded) can be estimated at $91,000.
Compared to 2006 KDnuggets Data Miner Income (Salary) by Region Poll, where estimated average income was $83,000, the global average data mining income increased about 10% !
Table: Data Miner Income (Salary) /Status by Region(In thousands of US$)
|Region||< 30||31 to 60||61 to 90||91 to 120||> 120||Total|
|Asia (w China/India)||3||5||-||-||1||9||48.3|
Note: there were only two responses for Africa/Middle East region which were not included as not statistically meaningful.
Table: Students by Region
|Asia (w China/India)||6|