A highly underrated job, data analyst’s are a crucial part of any business. They help come up with solutions to improve a business by translating statistics to logistics, sales figures, etc. 


Average Salary for an Analyst: $6,824 /Month

Average Salary Overall: $6,885 /Month

Average Working Hours (Weekly) for an Analyst: 30-40

Average Working Hours (Weekly): 37

Important School Subjects: 

  • Math
  • Computer Science
  • Statistics

Are You: 

  • Able to communicate effectively?
  • A curious thinker?
  • Curious?

What you need to do: 

  1.  Graduate from high school
  2. Graduate from college, obtain a degree (Bachelors) in IT or Statistics
  3. Take an entry level position as an Actuarial Technician or Statistical Assistant
  4. (Optional) Go to graduate school to get a Master’s degree in Information Analysis, Management Information Systems, or Statistics
  5. Continue work in your field

Famous Analysts  

andrew ng

Andrew Ng is a Chinese American scientist. He is an adjunct professor at Stanford University. Ng is also the co-founder and chairman of Coursera, an online education platform. He is living, breathing, proof that data analysis is a wide field with no limits.