Careerbuilder’s Industry Insight-Management Analyst (Possible route for Economic Degrees)

Management Analyst

Management analysts are hired to provide ways of maximizing efficiency and profits, and improving the overall day-to-day operations for a business. They work hand-in-hand with executives, employees, vendors, and clients to find areas that can be improved, and develop a strategy to refine all areas possible.

A typical day in the life of a management analyst might include:

  • Organizing information gathered to better improve workplace procedures and problems
  • Analyzing data, including revenue, expenditures, and employment reports
  • Interviewing personnel and recording observations to find prime areas for improvement
  • Creating solutions and alternate ways to reach the targeted consumer.

Summary Report for: (
19-3011.00 – Economists

Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May collect and process economic and statistical data using sampling techniques and econometric methods.

Sample of reported job titles: Economic Analysis Director, Economic Analyst, Economic Consultant, Economist, Forensic Economist, Health Researcher, Professor, Professor of Economics, Project Economist, Research Analyst

Average Salaries for

Management Analyst



 Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Management Analyst

New York, NY


Washington, DC


Houston, TX


Boston, MA


Charlotte, NC


Dallas, TX


Los Angeles, CA


Atlanta, GA


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The typical average pay for a management analyst is $90,000 per year. Top salaries for this career are typically found in the federal government.


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