Burtch Works


Analytics | Data Science | Marketing Research | Credit & Risk Analytics | Digital Marketing

Burtch Works is the premier resource for quantitative talent and for information about analytics hiring and compensation trends. We offer contingency and retained services for roles nationwide, and our client list includes some of the world’s leading Fortune 50 organizations and consultancies, as well as growing startups and private equity firms, in nearly every industry.

Burtch Works’ recruiters have over 90 years of combined experience in specialties including analytics, data science, credit/risk analytics, marketing research/consumer insights, digital marketing, web analytics, and others, which allow them to closely follow talent movement and hiring trends in each area. Linda Burtch, Burtch Works’ Founder & Managing Director, has over 30 years of experience recruiting for quantitative roles, and is a frequent speaker on analytics recruiting trends.

Burtch Works’ insights have been featured by numerous news organizations including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Mashable, Forbes, The Chicago Tribune, Fox News, InformationWeek, PC World, Analytics Magazine, and many more. Our annual salary reports, The Burtch Works Studies, are considered to be the foremost resource on the hiring market and compensation trends for analytics, data science, and marketing research professionals.

If you’d like to explore a partnership with us, email clients@burtchworks.com for more information.


Burtch Works Fills Chief Data Scientist Role for Upside Travel

Executive search firm Burtch Works has placed Adam Holmes as chief data scientist at Upside Travel, Priceline founder Jay Walker’s new startup that uses big data to optimize travel deals for business travelers. Founder and managing director, Linda Burtch, led the assignment. Mr. Holmes will spearhead the company’s use of terabytes of data delivered daily from online hotel and airline reservation


Burtch Works Lands Chief Data Scientist for Upside Travel

EVANSTON, IL, March 20, 2017 — Upside Travel, Priceline Founder Jay Walker’s new startup that uses big data to optimize travel deals for business travelers, has hired Adam Holmes as their Chief Data Scientist. Holmes will spearhead the firm’s use of terabytes of data delivered daily from online hotel and airline reservation partners in order to most effectively

More Analytics Professionals Changing Jobs, Tenure Decreasing

EVANSTON, IL, January 30, 2017 — Burtch Works Executive Recruiting recently published new research showing that more analytics and data science professionals changed jobs during 2016, compared to prior years. The analysis showed that 22.1% of quantitative experts changed companies last year, up two percentage points from 2015’s 20.1%, and up 3.5 points from 2014. Coupled with the

Burtch Works Included in Top 100 Recruiting Firms

EVANSTON, IL, November 21, 2016 —Burtch Works Executive Recruiting, specialists in analytics and market research recruiting, is now a part of Hunt Scanlon Media’s Industry Media Center, a global listing of the top 100 recruiting firms. Hunt Scanlon is the go-to resource for recruiting news and information, and they recently unveiled this curated list of select recruiting

LinkedIn Recognizes Burtch Works as #2 Most Socially Engaged Firm

EVANSTON, IL, October 7, 2016 — Burtch Works Executive Recruiting was recently recognized by LinkedIn as the second-most socially engaged boutique recruiting firm in North America. With recruiters specializing in the placement of quantitative professionals nationwide, Burtch Works publishes original research and other industry-related content, and has a strong presence on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, and on the

Burtch Works & Forrester Release 2016 Customer Analytics Survey Results

EVANSTON, IL, September 15, 2016 — Burtch Works Executive Recruiting, a firm specializing in the placement of quantitative professionals nationwide, recently partnered with well-known research firm, Forrester Research, to release the results of the 2016 State of Customer Analytics report. Forrester senior analyst, Brandon Purcell, and Burtch Works managing director, Linda Burtch, shared highlights from the report during