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ANALYST: A Typical Day

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Job Summary: Management Analysts

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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.

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Average salary
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$45,000 - $140,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 30 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Travel
Personal qualities
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Analytical skills, Organizational skills, People skills, Problem solving skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Detail oriented

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m='27455'>AM.</span> </p><p><span m='28520'>And</span> <span m='28890'>it's</span> <span m='29010'>a</span> <span m='29080'>lot</span> <span m='29380'>of</span> <span m='29550'>sitting</span> <span m='29920'>at</span> <span m='30000'>the</span> <span m='30150'>office</span> <span m='30800'>being</span> <span m='31130'>able</span> <span m='31480'>to</span> <span m='31660'>really</span> <span m='32020'>learn</span> <span m='32450'>how</span> <span m='32610'>to</span> <span m='33990'>do</span> <span m='34280'>time</span> <span m='34530'>management</span> <span m='35100'>well</span> <span m='35690'>and</span> <span m='35970'>to</span> <span m='36110'>be</span> <span m='36340'>able</span> <span m='36730'>to</span> <span m='37110'>keep</span> <span m='37790'>processes</span> <span m='38720'>flowing</span> <span m='39340'>and</span> <span m='39620'>keep</span> <span m='39820'>people</span> <span m='40230'>accountable</span> <span m='40780'>to</span> <span m='41030'>their</span> <span m='41630'>different</span> <span m='42020'>tasks.</span> <span m='42450'>So</span> <span m='42880'>I</span> <span m='43220'>studied</span> <span m='43620'>international</span> <span m='44390'>studies</span> <span m='44840'>and</span> <span m='44940'>had</span> <span m='45110'>the</span> <span m='45220'>opportunity</span> <span m='46080'>to</span> <span m='46410'>intern</span> <span m='47040'>in</span> <span m='47420'>South</span> <span m='47730'>America</span> <span m='48310'>and</span> <span m='48520'>in</span> <span m='48630'>Europe</span> <span m='49630'>doing</span> <span m='50300'>nonprofit</span> <span m='51820'>management.</span> <span m='52560'>And</span> <span m='52880'>with</span> <span m='53170'>that,</span> <span m='53990'>I</span> <span m='54220'>decided</span> <span m='54770'>to</span> <span m='55555'>actually</span> <span m='56175'>move</span> <span m='56540'>to</span> <span m='56630'>Mexico</span> <span m='57110'>city</span> <span m='57390'>for a</span> <span 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