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CCASA is hosting our 2nd in-person luncheon since March 2020

2023 October Luncheon

Burtch Works Presents: Annual Salary Study and Workplace Trends

Date: Wedsday, Oct 25, 2023

Time: 12PM - 2:00PM Central

Location: East Bank Club 500 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60654


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Burtch Works presents their most recent comprehensive salary study.  Drawing on proprietary data, their annual report delves into demographic, geographic, industry, and compensation trends, providing invaluable insights for those shaping their careers and leaders aiming to attract, recruit, and retain top-tier talent for their teams. Key highlights which will be shared from the report include:

2023 Salary Data: Gain valuable insights into the current salary trends and compensation benchmarks for data science and AI professionals across all job levels and expertise.

Hiring Changes and Marketplace Trends: Discover how the hiring landscape has evolved over the past year and learn about the various factors influencing hiring in the data science and AI industry.
Compensation Changes Over Time: Understand how compensation packages have changed over the years, enabling more informed decisions for career navigation or talent acquisition strategies.


About Burth Works:

Burtch Works is the world's leading provider of contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement, and SOW services for the Data and Analytics industry. With offices in Chicago, Cincinnati, and Philadelphia, we've built a global talent community of Data Science and Analytics professionals over the last 14 years. We provide our data professionals with salary reports and leading industry insights to help them navigate the ever-changing marketplace and their careers. As a result, we have a global candidate pool to provide to our clients, ranging from startup to Fortune 50 companies.

About the Presenter(s):

Michael Butts

CEO, Burtch Works

Michael Butts is an industry leader in data and technology workforce transformation and sustainability, and a subject matter expert on the analytics and data science hiring market. Michael is a frequent speaker on industry career topics and has been an active member of the Staffing Industry Analysis and American Staffing Association. Over the past several years, Michael and Burtch Works have been repeatedly mentioned in the press, including the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, CNBC, The Chicago Tribune, Information Week, CDO Magazine, and many more. Burtch Works is a specialized talent solutions firm specializing in data science, data engineering, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, recruiting for positions on a both a full-time and contract basis for organizations ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to growing startups and private equity firms. Burtch Works has also been recognized by Forbes and ClearlyRated as one of American's Best Recruiting Firms.


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