Average Salary For Data Scientist In South Africa

Data Scientist is a person employed to analyze and interpret complex digital data, such as the usage statistics of a website, especially in order to assist a business in its decision-making.

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Data Scientist Salary In South Africa

The average data scientist salary in South Africa is R 6 300 000 per year or R 3 231 per hour.

Entry-level positions start at R 769 800 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 9 600 000 per year.

How do I become a data scientist in South Africa?

A degree in a quantitative field (Physics, Maths, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, etc.)

A higher degree/research (Masters, Ph.

A direct entry through a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Data Science is becoming common.

How long does it take to be a data scientist in South Africa?

A degree in a quantitative field (Physics, Maths, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, etc.) – 3 to 4 years. A

higher degree/research (Masters or Ph.D.), 3 years to 8 years.

A direct entry through a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Data Science.

What jobs can a data scientist do?

Data Analyst. Role: Data analysts transform and manipulate large data sets.

Data Scientist.

Machine Learning Engineer.

Machine Learning Scientist.

Applications Architect.

Data Architect.

Enterprise Architect.

Infrastructure Architect.

Where can data scientists work?

Data scientists often work for the government, computer systems design or related services, in research and development, colleges and universities, and for software publishers.

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