DATA JOB HIGHLIGHT: DATA SCIENTIST: JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & SALARY
The Harvard Business Review has dubbed it the sexiest job of the 21st century, but what does a Data Scientist do and how much do they make?
In a general definition, a Data Scientist is a professional who brings structure to large amounts of data which in turn makes it possible to analyze this data and to develop data-driven solutions to business challenges.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF A DATA SCIENTIST
Here is a list of some of the most important responsibilities of a Data Scientist
Leverage company data to improve business process and drive solutions
Mine and analyze data from databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies
Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze data performance and accuracy
Use data-based insights to drive business results
SKILLS A DATA SCIENTIST SHOULD MASTER
Experience with computer languages to manipulate and draw insights from large data sets: SQL, R, Python
Experience in statistical and data mining techniques
- Strong problem solving and communication skills. Ability to communicate across different teams.
EXPECTED YEARLY SALARY OF A DATA SCIENTIST
The National average salary of a Data Scientist is: 121 - 140K/Yearly*
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