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What does QDA stand for?

QDA stands for Qualified Data Analyst


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“Data Cleaning” roots out erroneous data; “Initial Analysis” assesses the quality of the data; “Main Data Analysis” determines the meaning of the data; the “Final Analysis” provides additional screening. Each of these steps requires a unique skill set, involving statistical mathematics and computer software, and the qualified data analyst.
That imbalance is a boon for job seekers. Qualified big data analysts command impressive salaries. Bearden said someone right out of school can earn $125,000, while someone with a year or two of experience and a demonstrated skill set can easily make double that.
As I age, and begin to consider other projects (like parenthood :-) ) reducing stress in my career is actually something I am becoming more interested in. Do data analysts work the long hours of some software developers? I loved logic puzzles as a kid and that is what led me to programming in the first place. Especially when I work for the nonprofit sector, I care about accuracy of the data a lot and this will propel me to work quickly to find the answers to my own questions. I did a keyword search for "SQL" and "nonprofit" on a job board and came up with a position titled "Data Analyst". For those who are career Data Analysts, does this make sense? Would I feel overqualified as a Data Analyst.