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 to continue 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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