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Management Analyst Salary

Median pay for Management Analysts in the United States is around $62K per year. Total cash compensation to Management Analysts bottoms out near $42K and approaches $94K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $3K from profit sharing. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Management Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Management Analysts making up 55 percent of survey respondents. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$42,042 - $94,438
(Median)
$42K
$62K
$94K
MEDIAN: $61,853
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$16.90 - $40.60
(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
$42,042 - $94,438  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
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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$41,720 - $94,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 623
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.90 - $40.60  
   
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 - $5,022  
   
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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$41,720 - $94,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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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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Many Management Analysts move into a Management Consultant role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $93K per year. Management Analysts typically move into roles as Business Process Consultants or Government Program Managers, and those positions pay $16K more and $23K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Management Analyst


Management Analysts seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Business Analysis, Project Management, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 11 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office, Contract Management, and Research Analysis. Most people familiar with 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.


For Management Analysts, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $56K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $65K. For Management Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $78K. Management Analysts who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $80K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Management Analysts, Fairfax offers exceptional salaries, 28 percent above the national average. Management Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+25 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), Columbus (+14 percent), and Alexandria (+13 percent). Management Analysts in St. Paul earn salaries far below the national average by 23 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers also pay below the national average in Norfolk (20 percent lower) and Houston (17 percent lower).

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
$62,000


Skills That Affect Management Analyst Salaries

Business Analysis
up arrow 11%


Financial Analysis
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Budget Management
0%

National Average
$62,000

Process Improvement
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

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: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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