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Economics and Data Analytics

Data Scientist

Develop and implement a set of techniques or analytics applications to transform raw data into meaningful information using data-oriented programming languages and visualization software. Apply data mining, data modeling, natural language processing, and machine learning to extract and analyze information from large structured and unstructured datasets. Visualize, interpret, and report data findings. May create dynamic data reports.

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O*NET Code: 15-2051.00

O*NET Summary
  • $101k Median wages (annual)


  • 13,500 Projected job openings


  • >11% Projected growth (much faster than average)


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Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Analytical or scientific software — IBM SPSS Statistics; SAS; The MathWorks MATLAB
  • Data base management system software — Apache Hadoop; Apache Hive; NoSQL
  • Data base user interface and query software — Amazon Web Services AWS software; PySpark; PyTorch; Structured query language SQL
  • Development environment software — Microsoft Azure software; Scikit-learn
  • Object or component oriented development software — C++; Oracle Java; R; Scala

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