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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.