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Find data scientists in New York: A guide to source the best talent

Pubished 24th July 2020


In New York, there are currently 3919 data scientists and 68% of them have changed jobs in the last year. The average contractor daily rate is $700 while the average permanent salary is $175,000 in the New York area.

Fast stats on data scientists in New York


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Gender breakdown

The data scientist workforce in New York has a male majority of 69% whilst 31% are female.

LinkedIn Insights, July 2020


What schools are producing data scientists?

Among the educational institutions where most graduates are placed into data scientist roles in New York; Columbia University in the City of New York comes out on top with 735 data scientists. New York University comes in second place with 320 data scientists followed by Cornell University with 182.

LinkedIn Insights, July 2020

Top 3 fields of study for data scientists


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University degrees

54% of New York's data scientists have a master's degree while 22% have a doctor of philosophy.

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Top 3 most common skills among data scientists


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Most common skills among Data Scientists

The majority (90%) of data scientists in New York list Python as a skill on their LinkedIn profile. Machine Learning and SQL are also among the top skills listed at 80% and 75% respectively.

LinkedIn Insights, July 2020


Fastest growing skills among data scientists

PySpark is the fastest-growing skill among data scientists in New York with an increase of 76% over the past year. Followed by Pandas (software) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) with increases of 66% and 60% respectively.

LinkedIn Insights, July 2020


Fastest growing titles among data scientists

There has been a 17% increase of professionals with Senior Data Scientist as their job title in New York over the past year.

LinkedIn Insights, July 2020


Top companies hiring data scientists

IBM is the top company hiring data scientists in New York with 134 professionals. Spotify comes in second with 92 professionals followed by Aetna with 87.

LinkedIn Insights, July 2020


Industries hiring data scientists

IT & Services is the top industry in New York where data scientists are hired with 586 professionals. Financial Services comes in second with 573 data scientists followed by Internet with 481.

LinkedIn Talent Insights, July 2020


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