Explore a Career in Data Science

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A Career Strategy for Data Science

Candid Advice from Paco Nathan, Data Scientist and O’Reilly Author

How to become a data scientist, by Vish Puttagunta, Sr. Data Scientist at AT&T



Paco Nathan is Director, O’Reilly Learning. Known as a “player/coach” data scientist, he has led innovative Data teams building large-scale apps for several years. As a recognized expert in distributed systems, machine learning, and Enterprise data workflows, Paco is an advisor for Amplify Partners and Galvanize. He has 30+ years technology industry experience ranging from Bell Labs to early-stage start-ups. Newsletter and “official” web site: http://liber118.com/pxn/

Data Science Salaries

Excerpt from “O’Reilly Media has been conducting an annual survey for data professionals, asking questions primarily about tools, tasks, and salary — and we are now releasing the third installment of the associated report, the 2015 Data Science Salary Survey. The 2015 edition features a completely new graphic design of the report and our findings. In addition to estimating salary differences based on demographics and tool usage, we have given a more detailed look at tasks — how data professionals spend their workdays — and titles.”

And, here’s the 2016 Data Science Salary Survey.

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