Career track tips

New / Data zykros
Aug 19, 2018 5 Comments

I am 26 yo. With 3 yoe in Data Science. Just graduated with a Masters Degree.
I live in LA and will start as a Data Scientist in a month with a salary of 100k.

What can I do to be a success in this field? I am not money minded but I sure want end up earning good salaries.


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TOP 5 Comments
  • Google muod51
    Step #1 be money minded
    Step #2 make more money
    Step #3 invest early and often
    Step #4 enjoy your career along the way steps 1-3 but always try to operate at a level higher than you're hired in at.
    Aug 19, 2018 0
  • Apple ocbI10
    Drive internal data engineering projects from DS that add real business value
    Aug 19, 2018 0
  • Google tGtt04
    Work somewhere where you learn from other people. Don't shy away from hard problems. Take feedback gracefully.

    Spend more time looking at your data. Make thousands of plots. Always ask why.
    Aug 19, 2018 0
  • Find what aspects of the job most interest you, and continue to grow and sharpen your skills. Find good mentors and build a solid network. Mentor others and be generally helpful.
    Aug 19, 2018 0
  • New / Other

    New Other

    500 Startups
    Get as much engineering experience as possible, this way you'll stand out of the crowd of PhDs who can't code
    Aug 19, 2018 0