Companies hiring data scientists in NYC and how much they pay – Business Insider

Data science is a fast-growing field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it's growing much faster than the average occupation and is expected to continue to grow through 2029. In 2018, LinkedIn found that there was a shortage of over 150,000 people in the data science field.

Insider examined data from the US Office of Foreign Labor Certification, LinkedIn, and company job sites to understand salaries in the data science world, and who is currently hiring.

When a US company wants to hire someone from another country, the company has to file for a visa through the US Office of Foreign Labor Certification. The visa applications, which are published online, include salary data that is helpful in understanding how specific firms compensate employees.

The most common visa is called an H-1(B) visa, which is used for most professional positions. It's worth noting that the information only represents salary, and excludes other types of compensation like bonuses and benefits that most employees receive.We looked at visa applications from 2018 to 2020 for each firm.

Let's dig into what Google, Facebook, Spotify, Aetna, and more pay data scientists in New York City, and the positions that are open as of January 4.

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