Data Science Careers

As more and more industries see the benefit of using analytical data to improve business practices, big data and data science career opportunities are exploding. Employment in data science related careers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2014 to 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which is much faster than other careers.

Data science related occupations are likely to enjoy excellent job prospects, as many companies report difficulties finding highly skilled workers. The good news is that there are a number of different kinds of paths that a data science career can take. The challenge is that it can sometimes be difficult to understand how these careers differ and what kinds of skill sets are required for each.

That’s where the Data Science Career Center comes in. The goal of this resource is to introduce the different types of careers in the data science field and summarize the skill set needed for each. For more comprehensive information about detailed roles, skills required, salary information, and job outlook, click on each individual career link.