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Society’s demand for ‘big data’ creating shortage of skilled workers

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By Guest ColumnistJENNIFER PRIESTLEY,professor of applied statistics and data science, and director of the Center for Statistics and Analytical Services, at Kennesaw State University

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Source: saportareport.com

A salary study recently completed by executive recruiter Linda Burtch found that data scientists now command higher salaries than doctors or lawyers. Early career data scientists’ median starting salary was $140,000, with more senior data scientists earning a median salary of more than $230,000. By contrast, the average annual income for a lawyer in the United States was $131,990 in 2013, while doctors earned on average $183,940. – See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2014/06/societys-demand-for-big-data-creating-shortage-of-skilled-workers/#sthash.o1msQ5Hg.dpuf

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