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What are among the best industries to work in as a data scientist?

Many industry verticals have invested in large amount in the field of data science & machine learning – large and more established companies have a richer source of data & infrastructure wherein small & medium scale enterprises are still in the growing phase. A few of the companies wherein data scientists are extremely high in demand as well as pay are Lyft, Facebook, Amazon (all paying an average salary of more than $150,000 on a yearly basis).
Other than that, companies such as Walmart, E-bay, Intuit, Gatehouse media etc. all pay their data scientist an average pay of over $125,000 on a yearly basis.