Management Analyst Salary

Average Management Analysts in the United States make around $62K annually. Final cash compensation to Management Analysts varies from around $42K to approximately $94K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $3K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. 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 enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction for Management Analysts is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$42,407 - $93,929
(Median)
$42K
$62K
$94K
MEDIAN: $61,976
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$16.93 - $40.12
(Median)
$17
$27
$40
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
$42,407 - $93,929  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,031  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,394  
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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$42,055 - $94,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 643
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.93 - $40.12  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.13  
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 - $5,031  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,394  
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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$42,055 - $94,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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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Advancing into a Management Consultant role seems to be a popular career move for Management Analysts, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $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 $16K more on average, and the second group earns $23K more.

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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, facility with Strategic Planning, Business Analysis, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 11 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office, Process Improvement, and Contract Management. Those familiar with Microsoft Excel also tend to know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Management Analyst

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


Management Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average inexperienced worker earns $56K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $66K. For Management Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $77K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $81K.

Pay Difference by Location


Management Analysts will find that Fairfax offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 30 percent. Management Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+25 percent), Alexandria (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and Columbus (+14 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Management Analyst's salary, with St. Paul Management Analysts earning salaries that are 23 percent less than the national average. Norfolk and Phoenix are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 18 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
$62,000


Skills That Affect Management Analyst Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 26%

Business Analysis
up arrow 11%


Microsoft Access
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Financial 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 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 155 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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