Data Analyst Vs Data Scientist | Difference Between a Data Scientist and a Data Analyst



to learn how data scientists are different from data analysts just takes seconds or minutes so let's get started first up they're not entirely different both careers are in demand and pay well the average data analyst earns sixty-five thousand four hundred and seventy dollars while the average data scientist makes 120 thousand nine hundred and thirty one dollars the difference in salaries however indicates a difference in the skill sets of these professionals data scientists are advanced data analysts they possess additional skills that allow them to do more with data data analysts generally access known data from a single source like a CRM to solve a given set of business problems these problems are usually customer or user centric data analysts aim to uncover new insights from known data that can help them to resolve the chosen problems they manage data on programs like Excel they use sequel to raise queries and find the solutions they are looking for much of their work revolves around scanning existing data to identify new patterns and make new correlations sometimes they work with engineers to create new data if the known data is insufficient lastly they use tableau to effectively communicate their findings data scientists can perform most of the tasks of data analysts perform additionally they possess data warehousing machine learning programming and statistical modeling skills that help them formulate the most pressing questions businesses must look to answer they are proficient in programs like Python our SAS MATLAB sequel Pig hive Scala and Hadoop their work is not restricted to what effects customers and it involves working with data from multiple and often disconnected sources data scientists possess greater business acumen than analysts they are also more adept at visualizing data and communicating insights to varied audiences given the power of data in today's world data scientists can ask the what-if questions to business stakeholders and IT leaders to alter the course of businesses with powerful storytelling for these reasons they earn twice as much as data analysts it's been seconds or minutes since we started and now you know what sets data scientists apart from data analysts a cat killed average is dead

6 Comments

  1. Chris Jay said:

    Loved this video. Straight 2 the point. Clear & concise. 👏👏. I wish other YouTubers would take note. Its so many long-winded ppl on YouTube.

    June 26, 2019
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  2. Alok Kumar said:

    Yup

    June 26, 2019
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  3. AVY said:

    Which skills we need to be Data scientists ?

    June 26, 2019
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  4. Ankit Tiwari said:

    What are basic skills required to be a data analyst

    June 26, 2019
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  5. Thimmaraj Parimalam said:

    basic skills also u just informed with me

    June 26, 2019
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  6. Thimmaraj Parimalam said:

    hai am thimmaraj I want to study data scientist so what are the details are need to you

    June 26, 2019
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