There’s data, then there’s Very Big Data.
For the latter, conventional analysis methods just won’t cut it. The corporations need specialist engineers with specialist training. For these services, they pay specialist salaries.
These skills can be learnt, but training in such expertise is obviously expensive in person. Fortunately online courses can be sold thousands of times, and therefore be brought to students at a much reduced rate.
Data Scientists in the U.S. command a median base...