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Scope / Jobs / Roles in Data Science in Pakistan - Karachi / Islamabad / Lahore in 2024

Updated: May 17

Are done with your Bachelors or Masters? Looking to enter the hottest field of Data Science? Checkout this Article that briefs you comprehensive knowledge on Scope of Data Science Roles in Pakistan - Karachi / Islamabad / Lahore


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Trend for Data Science:

The momentum of Data driven jobs globally is rising and so in Pakistan, with enablement and democratization of Data tools, SaaS apps, Pakistan is rapidly moving in adoption as well as export of Data Literate Labor, Services and Products to the entire world. Below is a quick relative trend of Data Science roles posted.

1. Linkedin over the time.

2. Google Trends Data:

Salary in Data Science:
The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range
  • Salary Range Data Scientist salaries in Pakistan range from 67,800 PKR per month (minimum salary) to 190,000 PKR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary The median salary is 116,000 PKR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Data Scientist(s) are earning less than 116,000 PKR while the other half are earning more than 116,000 PKR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Data Scientist(s) are earning less than 82,500 PKR while 75% of them are earning more than 82,500 PKR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Data Scientist(s) are earning less than 140,000 PKR while 25% are earning more than 140,000 PKR.

Scope of Data Science:

Top companies hiring in Pakistan:

  • Systems Ltd

    • S&P Global

    • Airlift

    • Careem

    • Astera

    • Daraz


    • Foodpanda

    • 10 Pearls

    • QorData

    • LoveForData

    • Habib Bank Ltd

    • Bank Alfalah Ltd

    • Royal Cyber

    • Afiniti

A Quick Treemap of Roles offered by Companies:

Roles in Data Science:

1. Data Analyst / Data Scientist (Machine Learning)

2. Data Analytics / Business Intelligence Developer

3. Data Engineer & ETL / Cloud Developer

Community for Data Science:

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The unique diversity embodies our vision to educate masses towards Artificial Intelligence and upcoming Machine First era, where Jobs of the future will change drastically.

Where to find relevant roles?

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