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What Is a Senior Data Analyst and How to Become One

What Does a Senior Data Analyst Do?

A senior data analyst develops and leads a team of data analysts in business or research projects. Job duties include consulting with other departments and management, conducting research using analytical tools, developing business solutions, and writing reports. Qualifications for a career as a senior data analyst include a bachelor’s degree in statistics, computer science, or a related field; job experience in data analytics; familiarity with data modeling languages such as R and Python; and leadership skills.