The Skills You’ll Need and the Salary You Can Expect as a Data Scientist | LifeHacker #datascience #careers

Data science is a growing career field that pays well. If you are interested in programming, math, and/or statistics, this career could be perfect for you. There are, however, three different data science roles for you to consider. READ: The Skills You’ll Need and the Salary You Can Expect as a Data Scientist | LifeHacker


The Sexiest (And Last?) Job Of The 21st Century | TechCrunch #careers #tech #datascientist

Data scientist, according to a 2012 Harvard Business Review article, is the sexiest job of the 21st century. Given that its authors are Thomas H. Davenport and D.J. Patil, the declaration is hardly surprising. Nonetheless, the IT industry is besotted with the term, and is expecting huge shortages of skilled workers.

A less well-known paper, “The future of employment: how susceptible are jobs to computerization?,” was published less than a year later by two Oxford academics (data scientists, perhaps). The authors, Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne, examine 702 detailed occupations in the U.S. labor market and estimate that about 47 percent of total U.S. employment is at risk from computerization “over some unspecified number of years, perhaps a decade or two.” Nearly 100 occupations, covering a wide range of skills from manual to mental, showed a 95 percent or higher probability of computerization. READ MORE: The Sexiest (And Last?) Job Of The 21st Century | TechCrunch.

What Every Major Job Category Pays, In One Chart | Vox #employment #MLIS

Of interest to librarians and information services professionals note major job category “Education, training, and library.” See Bureau of Labor Statistics website for interactive charts and chart data.

New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics lets us see the average pay for every major occupational group and also the distribution of pay at each level for these groups. READ MORE: What every major job category pays, in one chart | Vox