Data Scientist Is One Of The Hottest Jobs But It Doesn’t Mean It’s Enjoyable: Survey

The 2016 Data Science Report by CrowdFlower reveals that data scientists spent more time doing menial data-related work than the more important analytical tasks, yet they were happy with their jobs.(Photo : Ken Teegardin | Flickr) A comprehensive 2016 Data Science Report released by Crowdflower, a crowdsourcing company and data enrichment platform, revealed that, although data scientists felt that a large portion of their work was menial and least preferred, they still loved and enjoyed being in their jobs. Over 80 data scientists were surveyed who encompassed varying levels of work experience. According to the new report, most of the data scientists’ time is spent on just cleaning and organizing data prior to the more important and enjoyable bit of processing the data. Sixty percent of their time is spent…


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