The popular job site Glassdoor published a list of 50 Best Jobs in America, and Data Scientist is again the no. 1 job in USA, with Job score 4.8 out of 5, $110,000 Median Base Salary, and 4,000 job openings.
Half of the top 10 jobs are related to Analytics, Big Data, and Data Science!
|Rank||Title||Job Score||Job Satisfaction||Median Base Salary|
Compared to Glassdoor 2016 post where Data Scientist was also no. 1 job in USA, we note that the median Salary has declined from $117 to $110, but the number of listed job openings has increased from 1,700 to 4,200.
Indeed job trends also show continuing growth in the demand for Data Scientists:
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According to CareerCast recent report, Data Scientist is the most demanded job in 2017. Here are their top 10 jobs for 2017.
|General & Operations Manager||$97,730||7%|
|Home Health Aide||$21,920||38%|
|Information Security Analyst||$90,120||18%|
|Medical Services Manager||$94,500||17%|
To determine the most in-demand professions, CareerCast.com evaluates Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data on growth outlook, as well as industry and profession hiring trends over the last decade; trade statistics; university graduate employment data; and the CareerCast.com database of listings to determine the factors driving hiring needs.
*Median Annual Salary and Projected Hiring Growth by 2024 are via the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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