Management Analyst Salary (United States)

Pay for Management Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $60,781 annually. The top of the range reaches $94,674 per year, and the bottom approaches $41,099. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. A solid majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Male Management Analysts are just a bit more common than females ones, with males workers composing 53 percent of the field. Job satisfaction for Management Analysts is high. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Management Analyst Salary (?
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$40,951 - $94,188
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MEDIAN: $60,721
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Management Analyst Salary (?
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$16.67 - $41.25
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,951 - $94,188  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,103  
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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$41,099 - $94,674  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 601
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.67 - $41.25  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $49.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,103  
   
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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$41,099 - $94,674  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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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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As Management Analysts transition into upper-level roles, they usually see a strong upturn in salary. For instance, it is not uncommon for a Management Consultant to earn an extra $33K per year than his or her lower-level colleagues. Management Analysts typically move into roles as Management Consultants or Government Program Managers, where they can expect an extra $16,707 or $24K per year.

Management Analyst Job Listings

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Popular Skills for Management Analyst

Survey results imply that Management Analysts put a diverse skill set to use. Microsoft Access and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 7 percent and 7 percent respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office, Contract Management, and Research Analysis. 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 in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. After five to 10 years, the typical starting salary of $55K climbs to $64K. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $77K. As Management Analysts reach 20 years on the job, salary increases slow down a bit, averaging $80K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 13 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$61,000
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Home to some of the best pay for Management Analysts, Fairfax offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Those in search of high salaries should also consider checking out cities like New York, Los Angeles, Arlington, and Columbus, top-paying markets where Management Analysts rake in more than the national norm (+28 percent, +16 percent, +14 percent, and +12 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 11 percent south of the national average, can be found in Phoenix. Workers in Houston and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (-8 percent and -7 percent).

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Experience Affects Management Analyst Salaries

National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Management Analyst Salaries

Microsoft Access
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Microsoft Excel
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Data Analysis
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$61,000
Process Improvement
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Budget Management
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Research Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 193 votes.

Gender

Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%
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