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Management Analysts

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Description

Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit56.98%
  2. Self-employed33.72%
  3. Private, not for profit3.62%
  4. State and local government2.88%
  5. Federal government2.55%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Business Management & Administration

Job Outlook

Employment of management analysts is projected to grow 11 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 101,900 openings for management analysts are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$93,000

Military salary*

$102,612

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State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$107,140
$48,170
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 57%
  • Master's degree 23%
  • Some college 9%
  • Post baccalaureate 9%
  • High school 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Education and Training
  • Administration and Management
  • Mathematics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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