Data Science

Career Overview

Career Overview

$118,370
median salary in 2018
31,700
jobs nationwide in 2018
5,200
approximate # of new jobs by 2028
List item iconHelp solve complex problems using sophisticated computers and machine learning.
List item iconModel and predict future trends in a wide range of businesses and organizations.
List item iconInvent new applications to improve the way people work with computers and phones.
List item iconManage and help protect database information.
List item iconAnalyze huge amounts of data and make it understandable to others.
List item iconConduct wide-scale research projects.

What It Takes

Data science careers are growing fast and can be a good fit for those with military experience. These jobs are for people who are able to see the big picture, boil down the details, and decipher the most important information from a set of data.

A Mathematical Mind

Data scientists must learn algorithmic math and other technical topics that are essential in computing.

Creative Thinking

Decoding the data is one thing. You also need to figure out ways to use findings to your advantage.

Sharp Analytical Skills

Data scientists must be organized in their thinking and analyze the results of their research to formulate conclusions.

Good Visualization

You’ll need to find ways to effectively represent data sets to larger audiences.

Strong Intuition

Being intuitive—especially when it comes to numbers—is important when processing lots of information.

Career Progression

Career Progression

Step 1
Get bachelor’s degree in data science
Step 2
Complete master’s or PhD
Step 3
Manage a team

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