Burtch Works Blog

With more activity in the research landscape than ever before, Linda Burtch and the rest of the Burtch Works team always have something to say about this rapidly shifting field. Check back often for our top career advice, new flash survey results, and expert opinions on changes in the market that could affect your career or company.

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Recently, several companies, including Facebook, announced they would be offering extended paid leave for new parents. I found myself wondering, which industries are most likely to dole out untraditional perks like this to their data analytics teams? Tech companies may seem like the obvious choice, but there are certainly many other companies that offer up… Read more »

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We recently released our third annual Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Marketing Research Professionals, with updated salaries and demographic information on over 750 researchers across the US. There were a number of notable hiring trends that took hold over the past year, so Burtch Works’ Marketing Research team, Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, put together… Read more »

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting Over the past few years there has been a seismic shift in the business world. Companies of every type – from technology and entertainment to government, non-profits, video gaming, and many more – have developed an obsession with being data-driven. Although… Read more »

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In case you missed it, we recently released our latest Burtch Works Study, with updated salaries and demographic information on 1,757 Predictive Analytics Professionals (PAPs) across the US. I thought I would quickly put together a blog with some notable findings for you, but rest assured there is a lot more data to be found… Read more »

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This post is an excerpt from our upcoming report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Predictive Analytics Professionals 2015, which examines updated compensation and demographic data on over 1,700 analytics professionals across the US. The full report is available for free download here. Continuing a trend, the use of predictive analytics continues to grow.  Investments… Read more »

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This is an excerpt from our newly released data science salary study, to download the full report with more detailed compensation data, demographic information, and how data science salaries compare to predictive analytics salaries, click here. Although assertions about data scientists sometimes border on hyperbolic (I’ve yet to meet a newly-graduated data scientist earning $300,000+,… Read more »

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting From the phenomenal increase in the number of calls that analytics professionals are getting from recruiters, to the fact that nearly every quantitative team is planning to hire this year, it is overwhelmingly clear that there has never been a better… Read more »

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The following is an excerpt from our newly released data science salary study, to download the full report with more detailed compensation data, demographic information, and how data science salaries compare to predictive analytics salaries, click here. You probably don’t need us to tell you that this is a remarkable time to be a data… Read more »

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The following is an excerpt from our newly released data science salary study, to download the full report with more detailed compensation data, demographic information, and how data science salaries compare to predictive analytics salaries, click here. We are pleased to present our update to the first-of-its-kind 2014 report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of… Read more »