So You Want To Become a Data Scientist?

News So You Want To Become a Data Scientist? By David Ramel 01/25/2016 So you want to become a data scientist? And why wouldn’t you? Careers site Glassdoor just named it the “best job in America” for 2016. So we decided to talk to a real-life data scientist to find out what the job’s all about and how to become one. But first, what makes it the No. 1 job in the entire country? Well, you can start with the median base salary of $116,840, partly attributable to the prolonged dearth of available data scientists caused by the Big Data craze spawning from the advent of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. It’s so hard finding these elusive creatures that many enterprise Big Data initiatives are being held back, depriving companies of…


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