Data Scientist is someone who is not only well versed in statistics and programming, but who has the business understanding to translate data and analytics into business-relevant insights. This is a senior level role.
If your goal is to end up there, you can start as a software engineer or junior analyst of some sort first.
Data Science is an umbrella term for techniques used when trying to extract insights and information from data.
Career Industries Computer/Software Engineering/Technology Statistics/Probability