What does an Administrative Analyst do?

Administrative analysts perform various duties and organizations in areas of administration, budgetary, or business operations. They make their companies more efficient and profitable by analyzing different aspects of the business, including finance and employee productivity, and developing strategies and techniques to improve them. Administrative analysts are adept at locating and collecting pertinent information, which may involve working with department heads to retrieve reports and forecasts, speaking with subject matter experts, or observing employees in action.

Administrative analysts must determine what information is needed and where the best information sources are. They take varied and complicated data and perform analyses to see where their employer can save money or increase efficiency. They provide detailed reports based on their data analysis findings to management and create visual depictions of data, graphics, and charts and should be comfortable speaking publicly. Administrative analysts need a bachelor's degree in finance, business, or related fields.

What responsibilities are common for Administrative Analyst jobs?
  • Perform a wide variety of responsible and complex administrative and analytical support duties for the assigned department.
  • Assist in review, analysis, and evaluation of the grants budget process, ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, standards and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state, local, and non-profit funding sources. thorough knowledge of proposal preparation policies and submission guidelines and pre and post award rules and regulations.
What are the typical qualifications for Administrative Analyst jobs?
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, computer engineering, or finance.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated meticulous attention to detail and strong problem-solving abilities.
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Administrative Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

$5,625 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Administrative Analyst Career Path

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
26%
2 - 4
61%
5 - 7
8%
8+
5%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Read what Administrative Analyst professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Rifco National Auto FinanceRifco National Auto Finance
Loan Administration Analyst
22 Jan 2021

“There is no career advancement and below par pay”

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Mortgage Risk Program Execution and Administration Analyst
29 Apr 2022

“Pay was not competitive and advancement is almost impossible.”

UCLA HealthUCLA Health
Administrative Analyst
26 May 2022

“You can have a good work life balance”

UCLA HealthUCLA Health
Administrative Analyst
4 Jul 2021

“Great people to work with”

County of San DiegoCounty of San Diego
Administrative Analyst II
30 Mar 2021

“Great place to work with good benenfits”

University HospitalsUniversity Hospitals
Administrative Analyst Intern
11 Jun 2021

“Great people to work with!”

BlackRockBlackRock
Onboarding Analyst
16 May 2022

“Nice people to work with”

CAL POLYCAL POLY
Administrative Analyst
24 May 2021

“Great people to work with!”

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  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Manager

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