Management and Program Analyst Salary

Median pay for Management and Program Analysts in the United States is around $70K annually. Earnings sit near $47K on the lower side but can approach $101K per year on the higher side. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent.

$46,240 - $101,051
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$46K
$70K
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MEDIAN: $69,693
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$19.58 - $42.81
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$43
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,240 - $101,051  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$4,880  
Commission
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$46,680 - $100,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.58 - $42.81  
   
Overtime
$1.46 - $64.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$4,880  
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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$46,680 - $100,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Management and Program Analyst

Management/program analysts typically work alongside embedded management within a company to help assess potential problems and risks that may exist outside the management's purview. While these analysts answer to managers and directors in a company, they are still considered management-level employees and may even take over new programs as team leaders. They generally work for companies that have narrowly-defined objectives which need wider-ranging analyses, and may also work with larger organizations and government entities in the public sector.

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Management and Program 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 and Program Analyst


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Management and Program Analysts who take on a higher-level position such as Management Analyst may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Management Analysts on average bring home $59K.

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Popular Skills for Management and Program Analyst


Management and Program Analysts report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Data Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 10 percent. Financial Analysis and Microsoft Excel as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Most people experienced in Data Analysis also know Budget Management.

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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $63K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $74K. Management and Program Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $80K. Management and Program Analysts who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $88K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,223

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Management and Program Analysts that is 18 percent greater than the national average, San Diego offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Management and Program Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+6 percent). Trailing the national average by 3 percent, Atlanta is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Management and Program Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Management and Program Analyst Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 10%


Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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