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Data Scientist

Use data to identify trends and provide insights into real-world problems.

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Data Scientist is between $120k and $140k
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How do Data Scientists rate their role?

Latest reviews from 4 Data Scientists surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.0
Job satisfaction
4.0
Career progression opportunities
4.0
Job security
3.5
Pay / Salary
3.5
Variety of work
4.3

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Nov 2018
good chance to learn but it's hard to see tangible results.
Reviewer's Qualification
Doctor of Philosophy
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
IT
The good things
chance to meet other data scientist and the transparency gives me chances to learn what the others are doing. Good for skills development.
The challenges
The communication among data scientists and among the whole team I worked. New ideas and opinion can hardly reach the management.
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Nov 2018
Massive upside but some cons to consider
Reviewer's Qualification
Doctor of Philosophy
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Artificial Intelligence
The good things
Get to work on exciting problems. There are a lot of bad jobs though and in Australia you will have to fight to have your expertise recognised in some work places and not be sidelined as a 'pointy hea...
The challenges
There are a lot of amateurs in the area as there is no official professional body or barrier qualification. Many business folk can't tell the difference between a good data scientist and a poor data s...
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