What it's like to have the best job in America right now

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We talked to some data scientists (not pictured) to get the inside scoop on what the job is like.

Data scientists have the best job in America, according to Glassdoor.

The field may be relatively new and occasionally vaguely defined, but one thing's for sure - it's also growing.

That's becaues, in the digital age, the amount of data available is only going tocontinue to grow exponentially. And we'll need data scientists to set up the systems required to glean insight from all that information.

"In a lot of these areas, we're still like a baby in the crib," Data Science Association founder and president Michael Walker told Business Insider. "We're still crawling. Maybe we're standing up. I don't even think we're walking or running yet."

Business Insider spoke with several people working in the field of data science to get a sense of what it's like to have the best job in America right now.

Here's what the data scientists had to say:



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