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Management and Program Analyst Salary

Management and Program Analysts in the United States take home approximately $70K annually on average. Pay ranges from $48K on the low end to $99K per year on the high end. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Management and Program Analysts are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 53 percent of the field. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$47,857 - $99,684
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$48K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,650
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$18.50 - $42.55
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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$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$47,857 - $99,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
Profit Sharing
$1,271 - $5,209  
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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$48,149 - $99,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.50 - $42.55  
   
Overtime
$15.75 - $51.89  
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 - $4,913  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,271 - $5,209  
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).
)
$48,149 - $99,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Management and Program Analyst

  • 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.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Management and Program Analysts who took the survey. Budget Management and Data Analysis are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 9 percent and 3 percent, respectively. It is not unusual for someone who knows Data Analysis to be familiar with Project Management as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Management and Program Analyst

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


For Management and Program Analysts, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $61K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $73K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $79K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $88K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Diego is home to an above-average pay rate for Management and Program Analysts, 20 percent higher than the national average. Management and Program Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+5 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Atlanta is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Management and Program Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Management and Program Analyst Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 4%