Data Science Entry Level Salaries are Down

This Burtch Works survey has been making the rounds over the past week, and it shows some interesting stuff. Broadly, the hype and the high salaries in data science have caused an influx of new junior hires, causing a slight decrease in entry level salaries. 

While there are plenty of people who complain about data science programs "printing" data scientists without key skills and experience, to me that feels like a good thing—that's why we refer to those positions as entry level. Time to get out in the real world and learn!


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