Data science continues to grow in significance in industry, particularly in industries like software, IT consulting and finance. Last year I shared results from O’Reilly Media’s annual salary survey in this field in Revealing Data Science’s Job Potential. They have just recently released results for their third annual Data Science Salary survey and here are some of their findings.
Over 600 people completed the survey when the questions were opened to anyone, of which the majority (67%) was from the U.S. The data allows a closer look by U.S. regions, particularly California and the Northeast.