2017 Update: Analytics Salary Increases when Changing Jobs

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting With analytics hiring going strong, and more professionals changing jobs, we decided to take a look at the salary increases these professionals can receive when changing jobs (or, really, changing companies). For many, this can be a great opportunity for a… Read more »

Predictions for the Future of Data Science Careers

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2017, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full study to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape… Read more »

Uncertainty in Financial Market Leaves Questions for Analytics Professionals

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This post is contributed by Meghan Shea, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiter specializing in financial services. Over the past few years, in response to the 2008 financial crisis, the regulatory risk function within lending institutions has grown significantly. Because of the passing of the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, the extensive regulatory requirements for banks created a… Read more »

Analytics Interviews are Changing, Here’s What You Can Do

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. As the use of analytics in business continues to expand, there is an increasing demand for professionals who can bridge the gap between hands-on statistics and business strategy. It is becoming more important that quantitative experts are adept at explaining their findings to… Read more »

Analysis Reveals: More Analytics Pros Changing Jobs, Tenure Decreasing

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting With the temperature on the data science and analytics hiring market cranked up to “sweltering”, has this turned all quantitative professionals into job hoppers? Maybe not quite yet, but we’ve been sampling our network of quantitative professionals annually to determine how… Read more »

Analytics & Data Science Career Advice from a Chief Analytics Officer

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A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to chat with Joe DeCosmo, Chief Analytics Officer at Enova International and Enova Decisions, for a special live webinar (you can watch the recording on YouTube). Having been a quantitative executive at a variety of companies including Enova, West Monroe Partners, HAVI Global Solutions, and Allant Group,… Read more »