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
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
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Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Management Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

$4,125 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $4K
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Management Analyst Career Path

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Logistics Health IncorporatedLogistics Health Incorporated
Records Management Specialist II
5 Dec 2019

“The benefits are fantastic and way better than what my mother gets in the Union.”

City of Huntsville, AlabamaCity of Huntsville, Alabama
Management Analyst
26 Mar 2021

“Pay is good depending on what department you're in and what you have to do.”

Senior Knowledge Management Specialist
9 Aug 2021

“I really appreciate the company culture and I am proud to work with a company with such truly excellent products.”

Management Analyst
14 Sep 2021

“pay is good but you have to push for it/ if you don't they will not give it to you”

Ramsey CountyRamsey County
Management Analyst
12 May 2020

“For years I had a good boss who encouraged workers to work on projects which grew their career.”

Enterprise KnowledgeEnterprise Knowledge
Knowledge Management Analyst
5 Jun 2020

“I think this is a great thing as you learn quick and get up to speed in a more integrated way.”

Management Analyst
18 May 2021

“Bad management but can be good”

Metro BankMetro Bank
Knowledge Management Specialist
28 Sep 2021

“You do have to take ownership of your development and career”

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