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Management Analyst Salary

The average Management Analyst in the United States earns approximately $61K annually. In the world of Management Analysts, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $3K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $42K and $94K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Men working as Management Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Management Analysts. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,657 - $93,629
(Median)
$42K
$61K
$94K
MEDIAN: $61,394
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$16.81 - $40.82
(Median)
$17
$27
$41
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary 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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,657 - $93,629  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,025  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,452  
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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$41,537 - $93,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 613
National Hourly Rate 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$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.81 - $40.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.03  
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 - $5,025  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,452  
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).
)
$41,537 - $93,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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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 often transition into Management Consultant positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Management Consultants earn $93K per year. Business Process Consultants or Government Program Managers are common next-step roles for Management Analysts moving up in their careers; annual pay for Business Process Consultants is $16K higher on average, and it's $24K higher for Government Program Managers.

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Popular Skills for Management Analyst


Survey results imply that Management Analysts deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Business Analysis, Project Management, Microsoft Access, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office, Contract Management, and Research Analysis. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Management Analyst

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $56K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $64K on average. Management Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $77K. Management Analysts who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $80K on average.

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 (+26 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), Columbus (+14 percent), and Alexandria (+14 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Management Analyst's salary, with St. Paul Management Analysts earning salaries that are 22 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Houston and Phoenix (16 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

Management Analyst Reviews

What is it like working as a Management Analyst?

Management Analyst in State College:
"Diverse Responsibilities."
Pros: Ability to prioritize my days, for the most part. The work is not repetitive, and it keeps me engaged. I enjoy working on finance/budget work.
Cons: I do not like attending evening meetings, and they are required in a lot of local government work.

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Experience Affects Management Analyst Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Management Analyst Salaries

Business Analysis
up arrow 12%


Microsoft Access
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

Budget Management
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Process Improvement
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Research Analysis
up arrow 4%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%