Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve an organization's efficiency. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Management analysts travel frequently to meet with clients. In 2014, about 3 in 10 worked more than 40 hours per week.
Most management analysts have at least a bachelor's degree. The Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation may improve job prospects.
The median annual wage for management analysts was $81,320 in May 2015.
Employment of management analysts is projected to grow 14 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for the services of these workers should grow as organizations continue to seek ways to improve efficiency and control costs.
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