What does a Management Analyst do?

A management analyst is responsible for conducting and preparing operations and procedures manuals to assist management of a company in operating more efficiently and effectively. They conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, and conduct work simplification and measurement studies. Management analysts usually work in the business field.

A Bachelor's degree in Business is required for management analysts roles, however, some companies prefer a Masters degree. Successful management analysts possess deep analytical skills and have superior verbal and listening skills.

  • Collect and organize information about the problem to be solved or the procedure to be improved
  • Examine financial and other data, including revenue, expenditure, and employment reports
  • Interview personnel and conduct on-site observations to determine the methods, equipment, and personnel that will be needed
  • Create solutions or alternative practices
  • Gather business or financial data
  • Analyze data gathered and develop solutions or alternative methods of proceeding
  • Recommend new systems, procedures, or organizational changes
  • Effectively communicate with personnel concerned to ensure successful functioning of newly implemented systems or procedures
  • MBA preferred
  • Certified Management Consultant certification (CMC)
  • 5+ years of managerial experience in Management, Sales or related field
  • Strong team player mentality
  • Strong management and analysis skills that can help in implementing effective strategies in the company
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Deep knowledgeable of trends and current consumer requirements and potential clients
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate team members
  • Deeply analytic with strong problem-solving skills

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
2%
2 - 4
90%
5 - 7
6%
8+
2%

Common Skill Sets

Microsoft Office Suite
Configuration
MS EXCEL
Written Communication
Security Clearance
Powerpoint
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Management Analyst Seniority Levels

Business Consultant
9% made the transition
Implementation Consultant
9% made the transition
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Management Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

$78,766 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$50K
Median: $79K
$125K
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