According to LinkedIn’s 2018 Workforce Report, the U.S. job market is short more than 150,000 people with the required skills and know-how to work in data science and analytics. And, with high demand comes high pay. According to Glassdoor, data analysts average nearly $70,000 per year in the United States.
If you’re reading this, you’re likely well aware of the fact that data analysts are in high demand. With more companies gathering staggering amounts of information — and scrambling to leverage it in their operations — data-savvy professionals are needed to make sense of it all.