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Management Analyst Salary

For Management Analysts, yearly average wages total $61K annually. Total cash earnings of Management Analysts range from $41K on the low end to $95K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $24K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Men make up a slight majority of Management Analysts (54 percent) who responded to the survey. The majority of Management Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$41,391 - $94,943
(Median)
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95K
MEDIAN: $61,067
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$16.76 - $40.96
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,391 - $94,943  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,468  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,333 - $94,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 618
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.76 - $40.96  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $51.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,468  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$41,333 - $94,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
United States (change)

Job Description for Management Analyst

Management analyst positions are available in a wide variety of industries, ranging from military and government organizations to medical and investment companies. Requirements vary by field and position, but a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, finance, or a related field is generally needed. Most jobs also require a year of specialized experience in a similar type of administrative work. Many government and military openings require citizenship and the ability to obtain secret clearance as well.

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Management Analyst Tasks

  • Prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively.
  • Prepare manuals and instruct workers in the use of new forms or procedures.
  • Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies.

Common Career Paths for Management Analyst


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Management Analysts might see a strong upturn in salary transition into upper-level roles like Management Consultant. Median pay for a Management Consultant is $93K per year. A common career progression for a Management Analyst is to become a Business Process Consultant or a Government Program Manager. Compared to Management Analysts, the first group earns $17K more on average, and the second group earns $24K more.

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Popular Skills for Management Analyst


Survey results imply that Management Analysts put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Access, Project Management, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 7 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office and Contract Management. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Management Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Management Analysts, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $55K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $63K on average. Management Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $76K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $80K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Management Analysts, Fairfax offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Management Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+24 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), Columbus (+15 percent), and Alexandria (+14 percent). Management Analysts in St. Paul make 22 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Houston (15 percent lower) and Phoenix (11 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Management Analyst Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Management Analyst Salaries



Financial Analysis
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National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
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Data Analysis
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Budget Management
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Process Improvement
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Research Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 186 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%