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At Burtch Works, we are committed to our responsibility as a conduit of information to the analytics and marketing research communities. Not only do we expand the breadth and depth of our industry knowledge with original research, but we have made all our research available to you, for free.

From our unique vantage point on the hiring market, we bring you unparalleled data about salaries and talent movement to help you make the best choices for your career and your team.

Know your market value. Extend compelling offers. Maximize your potential.

Download our free salary studies here or contact us for more information.

The Burtch Works Studies

With never-before-seen compensation data and demographics for some of today’s hottest fields, our Burtch Works Studies hold critical information for both job seekers and employers. Download the studies for free here.

Data Scientists & Predictive Analytics Professionals

By mid-2013, the Big Data phenomenon had taken the business world by storm: data scientists and analytics professionals across the country were wrangling exponentially growing data sets, and salaries were increasing as the demand for rigorous quantitative skills quickly outpaced the talent pool. With leaders everywhere struggling to make competitive offers and professionals uncertain of their value in the market, we conducted the first-ever Burtch Works Study to finally quantify the salary bands for this specialized talent.

In 2019, we’ve combined our once-separate Data Science and Predictive Analytics salary reports into one, to show how we segment the quantitative market, how salaries compare, and demographic differences between the two groups. Download our 2019 report for the latest information on data scientists and predictive analytics professionals across the country.

Marketing Research & Consumer Insights Professionals

As companies everywhere began making more data-driven decisions, they turned to the masters of consumer insights – marketing researchers – to develop 360 degree insights for their organizations. Hiring was accelerating, and with both clients and candidates searching for a clear picture of where salary bands were in every industry and location, we released our salary study dedicated to these storytellers of the data boom. Download our 2019 report to see how salaries vary from client to supplier side and across a wide range of job levels and demographic factors.

Additional/Other Research

We are constantly striving to quantify topics of interest to the analytics and research communities. By conducting “flash surveys” and other research of our wide network, and partnering with research firms, we provide the hiring market insights you need to know now. Learn more about our surveys below, or contact us to learn more.

The Data Translator/Storyteller Role in Data Science & Analytics

As quantitative approaches have taken root in many organizations, we’ve heard about Data Translator or Storyteller roles to help maximize the use of insights.How prevalent is this type of role in different organizations, and how does this vary by company size and industry?

Salary Negotiation in Data Science & Analytics

Salary negotiation is always a hot topic, so we asked our network whether they attempted to negotiate their current salary as well as what they received as a result.

2019 SAS, R, or Python Survey Results

To quantify the tool preferences of Burtch Works’ network and how they change, each year we’ve asked data scientists and analytics professionals whether they prefer to use SAS, R, or Python. We then further analyze the results to discover how preferences vary by years of experience, education level, industry, and region. This flash survey always garners a surge of interest across the analytics community!

2019 Update: Analytics Salary Increases When Changing Jobs

Whether you’re planning a career move or planning your firm’s recruiting and retention strategy, it helps to know how much of a salary increase is typical when changing jobs! We examined our network of data scientists and analytics professionals to map the distribution of salary increases increases.

How Many Analytics Pros & Data Scientists are Changing Jobs?

We’ve been examining our network for the past few years to find how many professionals are changing jobs, as well as their average tenure, and how this varies depending on years of experience.

Job Change & Tenure Data for Marketing Researchers

Our analysis of marketing researchers found that the market is active, especially at the early career level! See how many changed jobs as well as their average tenure.

2019 Analytics & Data Science Hiring Survey Results

How many data science and analytics teams are hiring in 2019, and what percentage are expanding vs. backfilling or even cutting back? We asked our network of hiring authorities and looked at implications for both professionals and companies.

2019 Marketing Research & Consumer Insights Hiring Survey Results

How many research and insights teams are hiring in 2019, and what percentage are expanding vs. backfilling or even cutting back? We asked our network of hiring authorities and examined the results for both the client and supplier side.

What Trends are Marketing Researchers Excited About?

Our recruiters have conversations with hundreds of research and insights professionals about their careers and how the field is changing. So, we asked our network to tell us which developing research trends they’re interested in.

What Motivates Data Scientists & Analytics Pros to Change Jobs?

Which factors are the most important to data scientists and analytics professionals considering a job change? We surveyed hundreds of professionals and examined how their responses vary by years’ experience, region, and gender.

Machine Learning Flash Survey Results

With machine learning techniques taking the analytics world by storm, we asked our network about how they’re using machine learning at work and looked at how this varies by industry.

To keep up-to-date with the latest trends and Burtch Works research, follow our blog.

Career Resources

For more career resources, including our blog posts, webinar recordings, whitepapers, and studies, for our specialty areas of data science, analytics, and marketing research, see our Career Resource Center.