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Based on 1,071 responses, the job of Data Scientist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.97 out of 5. On average, Data Scientists are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Data Scientist?

February 2019
"No work life balance."
Data Scientist in Abu Dhabi:
Pros: Work
Cons: Work
February 2020
"Excellent career development opportunity."
Data Scientist in San Francisco:
Pros: Career development, lots of perks, working on cutting edge technology
Cons: Multiple layers of management
July 2016
Data Scientist:
Pros: Work potential, scope for learning,
Cons: Micro-management, extended working hours, no personal life.
September 2016
Data Scientist:
Pros: Perks. Corporate culture. Great location.
Cons: Stress level. Long hours. Travel to America.
November 2016
"Salary review -Data scientist."
Data Scientist:
Learn. Do. Interact.
February 2017
"I work as a data scientist."
Data Scientist in Minneapolis:
Pros: I like being able to pattern-mine data to make peoples' lives better.
Cons: My team is fully remote and I wish I worked with more people my age.
March 2017
Data Scientist in Bangalore:
Pros: Lots of IT companies are in Bangalore. Possibility to move up quickly (in terms of salary).
Cons: The city is congested. Rent and food cost is high. Travel time is high. Bad infrastructure. Poor customer service from service providers. High pollution. No driving / traffic discipline. Work not as technical or challenging as in US (for data science, machine learning or artificial intelligence)