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Data Pay Days: The 12 Top Paying Noncertified Data Skills

The 12 Top Paying Noncertified Data Skills Fotolia The 12 Top Paying Noncertified Data Skills

Data professionals remain at the top of many “Most Wanted” lists, which bodes well for workers, but not so well for compensation managers. As evidence, consider the pay premiums being paid in 2016 for noncertified data skills.

How Much More Should I Be Making ... Or Paying? Fotolia How Much More Should I Be Making ... Or Paying?

How much is your data analytics experience and expertise worth? Or, how much do you need to pay to lure and land a skilled data professional? Foote Partners LLC, a leading IT workforce consultancy in Florida, offers insights to both questions in its new “2016 IT Skills Demand and Pay Trends Report,” which looks at the pay premiums being paid for the top skill areas in data management and data analytics. Here is what you can expect to earn, or pay out, in extra compensation for having the top data skills.

Data Architecture Fotolia Data Architecture

Data Architecture Median = 19% Low (10 Percentile) = 16% High (90 Percentile) = 21%

Prescriptive Analytics Fotolia Prescriptive Analytics

Prescriptive Analytics Median = 17% Low (10 Percentile) = 14% High (90 Percentile) = 19%

Big Data Analytics Fotolia Big Data Analytics

Big Data Analytics Median = 17% Low (10 Percentile) = 14% High (90 Percentile) = 18%

Data Analytics Fotolia Data Analytics

Data Analytics Median = 16% Low (10 Percentile) = 14% High (90 Percentile) = 18%

Predictive Analytics and Modeling Fotolia Predictive Analytics and Modeling

Predictive Analytics and Modeling Median = 15% Low (10 Percentile) = 13% High (90 Percentile) = 18%

Quantitative Analysis and Regression Analysis Fotolia Quantitative Analysis and Regression Analysis

Quantitative Analysis/Regression Analysis Median = 15% Low (10 Percentile) = 13% High (90 Percentile) = 17%

Data Governance Fotolia Data Governance

Data Governance Median = 15% Low (10 Percentile) = 13% High (90 Percentile) = 17%

Data Modeling Fotolia Data Modeling

Data Modeling Median = 15% Low (10 Percentile) = 13% High (90 Percentile) = 16%

Data Management Fotolia Data Management

Data Management Median = 14% Low (10 Percentile) = 12% High (90 Percentile) = 16%

Master Data Management Fotolia Master Data Management

Master Data Management Median = 13% Low (10 Percentile) = 11% High (90 Percentile) = 15%

Data Mining Fotolia Data Mining

Data Mining Median = 11% Low (10 Percentile) = 9% High (90 Percentile) = 13%

Database Management Fotolia Database Management

Database Management Median = 11% Low (10 Percentile) = 9% High (90 Percentile) = 13%

There seems to be no end in sight when it comes to high demand for data professionals. But just how well an individual can cash in on that trend depends on their job experience, location, and acquired skills. This week we look at how all those factors impact the paycheck. Today we review the pay premiums being paid in 2016 for the top noncertified data skills.

 

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