Slideshow Data Pay Days: The 12 Top Paying Noncertified Data Skills

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  • April 27 2016, 6:30am EDT
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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?

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 PayTrends 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.

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Data Architecture

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

Prescriptive Analytics

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

Big Data Analytics

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

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Data Analytics

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

Predictive Analytics and Modeling

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

Quantitative Analysis and Regression Analysis

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

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Data Governance

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

Data Modeling

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

Data Management

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

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Master Data Management

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

Data Mining

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

Database Management

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