Data Intelligence, Business Analytics
KDNugget's salary survey results have just been released. Salary are higher in 2013. But there were much fewer respondents (383) in 2013 than in 2012 (487). Why?
Graph 1: Analytics Salary/Income by Region and Employment type
excluding students and unemployed.
Not surprisingly, the income/salary was highest among self-employed, followed by data scientists working for a company, University/Academia, Government, and students - see table 1.
Table 1: 2013 Annual Income/Salary by Employment type
|Employment||2013 Avg. Salary||2012 Avg. Salary||% Change||2013 Count||2012 Count|
For estimating average salary we used mid-point of the range, 20K for "< $30K" range, and $250K for "> $180" range.