I'm looking at positions for myself, and as an analyst there's a large number of different positions with varying titles.
I can usually rule out data engineer and scientist, as well as database admin, but I get stuck when it comes to the difference between one analyst and another. I'm speaking more specifically about the difference between an associate data analyst and a data analyst, rather than business analyst versus financial analyst.
So far, I haven't been able to find anything that differentiates the two, but the job I applied for has "Associate" attached to the meaning. When looking up potential salaries in the case of an offer, I get a large range (>$10k) between data analyst and associate data analyst, and this confuses me.
What is the difference between a data analyst and an associate data analyst?