Management Analysts

General Information

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 profit62.82%
  2. Self-employed25.94%
  3. Private, not for profit4.23%
  4. Federal government3.33%
  5. State and local government3.28%

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

Job Outlook

Employment of management analysts is projected to grow 14 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. About 99,400 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

$87,660

Military salary*

$107,653

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State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$109,220
$55,260
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Master's degree 46%
  • Bachelor's degree 38%
  • Post baccalaureate 11%
  • Post-master's certificate 3%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Education and Training
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing

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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