Data Scientist is the Best Job in America for 2019

By POOJA BISHT |Email | Apr 17, 2019 | 2715 Views

Data Scientist stood out the best job in America for the fourth year in a row with Median Base Salary $108,000, Job Satisfaction rating 4.3 out of 5 and no. of job openings- 6510. Glassdoor released its report and provided 50 best jobs in America for 2019 in which Data Scientist was at the top. There are 3 factors based on which Glassdoor released its job score which is earning potential based on median base salary, Job satisfaction rating and no. of job openings. 

Read Glassdoor Complete Report here: 50 Best Jobs in America for 2019.

"There is no question that emerging technologies designed to grow and scale business, such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, and automation is having an impact on the types of jobs employers are hiring for across the country. As a result, we are seeing a spike in demand for highly-skilled workers in 2019" said Glassdoor Economic Research Analyst Amanda Stansell. "With such a healthy job market kicking off 2019, we are seeing many of these Best jobs open for people to apply to and get hired at employers across all industries and in all areas of the country".

The rise of Big Data, its management and deriving insights out of it have given rise to the need of Data Scientists. Companies are in need of skilled Data Scientists who can skillfully handle their data and helps it take those meaningful decisions and strategies which can take the company to the next level. Analyzing Data and deriving insights out of it is the most important work in the company today and demands talent for it. Every company today is running on some data that needs to be analyzed deeply for taking smart decisions for the company.

Data Science is a field that is enormously growing and is expected to be at the top in the coming years. Also, it is the fourth year in a row when Data Scientist is at the top according to the Glassdoor report which also tells that for the past 4 years Data Scientist job has maintained its position. The number of Data Science job listings is projected to grow by nearly 364000 listings to approximately 2720000 according to a report by IBM.

Among the best 50 jobs, jobs such as Product Manager, DevOps Engineer, Data Engineer, Data Analyst, UX Designer were also included which clearly depicts how technology and innovation are at its peak and demands for skilled talent in the field.  Also, it tells that the jobs related to Computer science have increased in recent times. The rise of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning have given rise to so many opportunities that the world have never dreamt of.

Source: HOB