Management Analyst Salary

An average Management Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $64K per year. Total incomes of Management Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $7K from bonuses and close to $17K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $43K and $95K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than half of Management Analysts (62 percent) survey participants are women. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction for Management Analysts is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$44,947 - $95,903
$45K
$65K
$96K
MEDIAN: $64,634
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$18.43 - $38.95
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$39
MEDIAN: $26.08
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$0$95K
Salary $44,947 - $95,903
Bonus $0.00 - $7,891
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,426
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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$44,269 - $95,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 597
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $18.43 - $38.95
Overtime $19.39 - $53.14
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,891
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,426
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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$44,269 - $95,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86

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

  • Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies.
  • Prepare manuals and instruct workers in the use of new forms or procedures.
  • Prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively.

Common Career Paths for Management Analyst


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Management Analysts who move on to become Management Consultants may enjoy significant pay raises, as Management Consultants get paid an average of $93K per year. When Management Analysts are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Business Process Consultants or IT Business Analysts. Those roles pay an additional $15K and $4K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Management Analyst


Survey takers working as Management Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Strategic Planning, Business Analysis, and Contract Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 9 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Technical Writing, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. Those familiar with Microsoft Excel also tend to know Research Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Management Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Management Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Management Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 330 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Management Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 192 salaries. An experienced Management Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 142 salaries. A Management Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 66 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,876

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

Surpassing the national average by 29 percent, Management Analysts in Alexandria receive some of the highest pay in the country. Management Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Fairfax (+26 percent), Washington (+21 percent), Seattle (+18 percent), and New York (+14 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 18 percent south of the national average, can be found in Las Vegas. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Phoenix (18 percent less) and Denver (4 percent less).

Management Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Management Analyst?

Management Analyst in San Diego:
"Politics, office conditions."
Pros: Flexibility.
Cons: No growth.

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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Key Stats for Management Analyst

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Management Analyst Salaries

▲23%

▲14%

▲10%

National Average
$64,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Management Analyst Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲21%

Business Analysis
▲7%







National Average
$64,000




Process Improvement
▼3%

Office Management
▼3%


Technical Writing
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 12%