10 Big Data Jobs for Good Salary Spikes in 2017

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It has become important to pay note to Big Data as it is no longer a mere buzzword. As per Forbes, it is poised to becoming a movement. Big Data is one of the leading trends in Information Technology today and continues to grow exponentially as companies realize the importance of making data-driven decisions. With terabytes of data being produced in real-time, there is a substantial demand for candidates with skills to handle, analyse and help businesses use this data effectively.

In the data world, the highest paying title is big data engineer; these specialists can expect starting salaries ranging from $135,000 to $196,000. The biggest raise is projected for data scientists, who can expect a 6.4% boost in 2017.

Recruiting and staffing specialist Robert Half Technology studied more than 75 tech positions for its annual guide to U.S. tech salaries, including 10 jobs in the data/data administration field. 

Big Data Engineer
2017 salary range: $135,000 – $196,000
Raise: 5.8%

Data Architect
2017 salary range: $131,250 – $184,000
Raise: 4.1%

Data Warehouse Manager
2017 salary range: $129,000 – $179,000
Raise: 4.1%

Database Manager
2017 salary range: $122,250 – $177,000
Raise: 3.7%

Business Intelligence Analyst
2017 salary range: $118,000 – $171,750
Raise: 4.3%

Data Scientist
2017 salary range: $116,000 – $163,500
Raise: 6.4%

Data Modeller
2017 salary range: $111,000 – $161,500
Raise: 3.9%

Database Developer
2017 salary range: $108,000 – $161,500
Raise: 5.1%

Data Warehouse Analyst
2017 salary range: $107,500 – $155,750
Raise: 2.4%

Data Analyst/report Writer
2017 salary range: $77,500 – $118,750
Raise: 3.8%

Robert Half Technology also singled out four skills that can boost a data pro’s salary potential. Job candidates with Microsoft SQL Server database skills can expect to see an 8% bump in salary, and those with Hadoop skills can earn an additional 7%. Oracle database skills will deliver a 6% salary increase, and ETL skills also will boost salaries by 6%.

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I am Kalyan Banga, a Post Graduate in Business Analytics from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, a premier management institute, ranked best B-School in Asia in FT Masters management global rankings. I have spent 14 years in field of Research & Analytics.


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