Median data science salaries hit 0k

Andrew Birmingham 2015-11-30 Australia’s data scientists are trousering it like never before. But while businesses are paying huge data science salaries,  by their own admission many are not taking advantage of the investment. That’s the main take out from this year’s IAPA Skills and Salary Survey 2015 results released this morning. Almost half of the analytics professionals told the researchers that  ‘executive level understanding of data and analytics’ remains a key barrier to converting insight into action, and the authors cite this a potential problem area for companies who wish to adapt, evolve and innovate presents itself. While the medium salary is eye watering, even the average number cruncher is due for a good Christmas with average salaries growing to $130k per annum, up strongly on last year. The study suggests that about 30 percent of…


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