Management Analyst Salary

The average Management Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $62K per year. Total cash compensation to Management Analysts approaches anywhere from $42K on the lower end to $94K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $3K from profit sharing. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Male Management Analysts are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,465 - $93,941

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$16.93 - $39.75

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$42,465 - $93,941  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,007  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,425  
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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$42,098 - $93,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 639
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.93 - $39.75  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,007  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,425  
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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$42,098 - $93,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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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 most often move into positions as Business Process Consultants or Government Program Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $16K higher and $23K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Management Analyst


Management Analysts report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Strategic Planning, Business Analysis, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 11 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office, Process Improvement, and Contract Management. The majority of those who know 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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $56K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $66K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $77K in this role. Management Analysts with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $81K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Management Analysts, working in the bustling city of Fairfax has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Management Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+25 percent), Alexandria (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), and Columbus (+13 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Management Analysts is geography, with workers in St. Paul earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Norfolk and Phoenix (19 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

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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

Strategic Planning
up arrow 25%

Business Analysis
up arrow 11%



Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%


Process Improvement
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 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: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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