About The Study

The survey that this report references was conducted by Concept Bureau on behalf of Prolego from November 30 to December 28, 2021.


The sample included 109 highly qualified US data science professionals. The study also included qualitative interviews with 15 data science professionals. Participants were selected across a range of professional seniority levels and industries.


Throughout this report, “data scientists” refers to professionals between the ages of 18 and 64 who are actively employed in the field of machine learning and/or data science. It doesn’t include disciplines such as business analytics, data reporting, data analysis, academic research, or data engineering.

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