Management and Organisation Analysts

ANZSCO ID 2247

Overview

Snapshot

Employed
112,200
Future Growth
32.2%
Weekly Earnings
$2,252
Full-Time Share
79%
Female Share
42%
Average age
42

Summary

Management and Organisation Analysts assist organisations to achieve greater efficiency and solve organisational problems, and study organisational structures, methods, systems and procedures.

Tasks

  • assisting and encouraging the development of objectives, strategies and plans aimed at achieving customer satisfaction and the efficient use of organisations' resources

  • discussing business and organisational shortcomings with clients

  • analysing and evaluating current systems and structures

  • discussing current systems with staff and observing systems at all levels of organisation

  • directing clients towards more efficient organisation and developing solutions to organisational problems

  • undertaking and reviewing work studies by analysing existing and proposed methods and procedures such as administrative and clerical procedures

  • recording and analysing organisations' work flow charts, records, reports, manuals and job descriptions

  • preparing and recommending proposals to revise methods and procedures, alter work flows, redefine job functions and resolve organisational problems

  • assisting in implementing approved recommendations, issuing revised instructions and procedure manuals, and drafting other documentation

  • reviewing operating procedures and advising of departures from procedures and standards

Characteristics

Job Type
Professionals
Skill Level
Very high skill
ANZSCO Occupation group
Unemployment Rate
Average
Industries
Pathway(s)
  • University
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Interests
  • Analytical
  • Administrative
  • Enterprising
Physical Demand
  • Sedentary

Outlook

Employment Outlook

JSA produces employment projections to show where likely future job opportunities may be. The latest data are for the five years from November 2021 to November 2026. Over this period, the number of workers:

  • is expected to grow very strongly
  • is likely to reach 115,600 by 2026.
  • Source: Jobs and Skills Australia Employment Projections to 2026.

    Notes: The number employed includes people who work in this occupation as their main job. People who work in more than one job are counted against the occupation they work the most hours in.

    Employment projections figures are rounded to the nearest 100. Calculations based on these rounded figures may result in differences to the numbers that are displayed on this page. Employment projections data (including occupations) can be downloaded from the Employment Projections page.

Projected Change
32.2%
(or 28,200 jobs)
From
87,400
in 2021
To
115,600
in 2026

Number of Workers

Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, ABS seasonally adjusted data to November 2021 and Jobs and Skills Australia Employment Projections to 2026.
Year Employment
2011 36,700
2012 58,400
2013 58,200
2014 51,600
2015 66,500
2016 61,200
2017 67,000
2018 73,400
2019 66,900
2020 91,400
2021 87,400
2026 115,600

Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, ABS seasonally adjusted data to November 2021 and Jobs and Skills Australia Employment Projections to 2026.


Earnings and hours

Working arrangements

  • Around 79% of people employed as Management and Organisation Analysts work full-time hours, in all their jobs combined. This is 13 percentage points above the all jobs average (66%).

    Full-time workers work an average of 44 hours per week in their main job. This is the same as the all jobs average.

    More than a third of workers regularly work overtime or extra hours (either paid or unpaid).

    Median full-time earnings are $2,252 per week, this is much higher than the all jobs median ($1,593):

    • 3 in 4 workers earn more than $1,792
    • 1 in 4 earn more than $2,807

    Median hourly earnings are $59, this is more than the all jobs median ($41 per hour).

    Sources: Full-time share and full-time hours: ABS, 2016 Census, customised report. Compared to the all jobs average. Overtime hours: ABS, Characteristics of Employment, 2021. Full-time median earnings and median hourly earnings: ABS, Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours, May 2021. Compared to all jobs median.

Weekly Earnings (Before Tax)

Source: Based on ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours, May 2021, Customised Report. Median weekly total cash earnings for full-time non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate. Earnings are before tax and include amounts salary sacrificed. Earnings can vary greatly depending on the skills and experience of the worker and the demands of the role. These figures should be used as a guide only, not to determine a wage rate.
Earnings Management and Organisation Analysts All Jobs Average
Full-Time Earnings 2,252 1,593
Total Earnings 0 0

Source: Based on ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours, May 2021, Customised Report. Median weekly total cash earnings for full-time non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate. Earnings are before tax and include amounts salary sacrificed. Earnings can vary greatly depending on the skills and experience of the worker and the demands of the role. These figures should be used as a guide only, not to determine a wage rate.


Industries

Main industries

1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
50.3%
2
Financial and Insurance Services
15.8%
3
Public Administration and Safety
7.7%
4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing
4.1%
5
Other industries
22.1%

Regions

Employment across Australia

NSW

36.7% All occupations: 31.6%

VIC

31.9% All occupations: 25.6%

QLD

14.1% All occupations: 20.0%

SA

4.5% All occupations: 7.0%

WA

7.9% All occupations: 10.8%

TAS

1.0% All occupations: 2.0%

NT

0.4% All occupations: 1.0%

ACT

3.7% All occupations: 1.9%

Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

State Management and Organisation Analysts All Jobs Average
NSW 36.7 31.6
VIC 31.9 25.6
QLD 14.1 20.0
SA 4.5 7.0
WA 7.9 10.8
TAS 1.0 2.0
NT 0.4 1.0
ACT 3.7 1.9


  • Around 84% of Management and Organisation Analysts live in capital cities, compared with the all jobs average of 62%.

    Victoria and New South Wales have a large share of employment relative to their population size.

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian states, territories and regions, in this job compared to the all jobs average.


Worker profile

Age and gender

Age In Years
42
All Jobs Average is 40
Female Share
42%
All Jobs Average is 48%
  • The median age of Management and Organisation Analysts is 42 years. This is similar to the all jobs average of 40 years.

    A large share of workers are aged 35 to 44 years.

    Females make up 42% of the workforce. This is 6 percentage points below the all jobs average of 48%.

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile and gender share compared to the all jobs average.

Age Profile (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
Age Bracket Management and Organisation Analysts All Jobs Average
15-19 0.1 5.0
20-24 3.0 9.3
25-34 24.6 22.9
35-44 29.4 22.0
45-54 23.5 21.6
55-59 8.4 9.0
60-64 5.8 6.0
65 and Over 5.1 4.2
Median Age 42 40

Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.


Employment Pathways

Education, training and experience

A bachelor degree in business management, accounting or another relevant field is usually needed to work as a Management or Organisation Analyst. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.

Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Business Services VET training pathways.

Highest Level of Education (% Share)

Source: ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
Type of Qualification Management and Organisation Analysts All Jobs Average
Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 30.8 10.1
Bachelor degree 41.3 21.8
Advanced Diploma/Diploma 10.2 11.6
Certificate III/IV 5.2 21.1
Year 12 9.4 18.1
Year 11 1.1 4.8
Year 10 and below 1.9 12.5

Source: ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.


Skills and Knowledge

Employers look for Management and Organisation Analysts who work well in a team, can communicate clearly and who are reliable.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  • 59%

    Active listening

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  • 59%

    Critical thinking

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  • 59%

    Judgment and decision making

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  • 59%

    Reading comprehension

    Reading work related information.

  • 59%

    Operations analysis

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  • 57%

    Complex problem solving

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  • 57%

    Monitoring

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  • 57%

    Speaking

    Talking to others.

  • 57%

    Systems analysis

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  • 57%

    Systems evaluation

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  • 57%

    Writing

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  • 54%

    Social perceptiveness

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  • 54%

    Active learning

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  • 52%

    Coordination with others

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  • 50%

    Learning strategies

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  • 50%

    Persuasion

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  • 48%

    Instructing

    Teaching people how to do something.

  • 45%

    Time management

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  • 43%

    Management of personnel resources

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  • 43%

    Serving others

    Looking for ways to help people.


Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  • 81%

    Education and training

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  • 76%

    Customer and personal service

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  • 75%

    Administration and management

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  • 73%

    Personnel and human resources

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  • 72%

    Sales and marketing

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  • 71%

    English language

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • 65%

    Sociology and anthropology

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  • 63%

    Psychology

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  • 61%

    Production and processing

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  • 59%

    Clerical

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  • 59%

    Mathematics

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  • 57%

    Communications and media

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  • 54%

    Economics and accounting

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  • 49%

    Law and government

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  • 46%

    Computers and electronics

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  • 42%

    Engineering and technology

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  • 38%

    Technical design

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  • 37%

    Public safety and security

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  • 37%

    Therapy and counselling

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  • 20%

    Foreign language

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.


Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities..

  • 68%

    Oral expression

    Communicate by speaking.

  • 63%

    Oral comprehension

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  • 61%

    Deductive reasoning

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  • 61%

    Written comprehension

    Read and understand written information.

  • 61%

    Written expression

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  • 59%

    Inductive reasoning

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  • 59%

    Problem spotting

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  • 57%

    Sorting or ordering

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  • 54%

    Brainstorming

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  • 52%

    Speech clarity

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  • 52%

    Near vision

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  • 50%

    Categorising

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  • 50%

    Originality

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  • 50%

    Speech recognition

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  • 45%

    Working with numbers

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  • 43%

    Mathematics

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  • 39%

    Selective attention

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  • 36%

    Flexibility of closure

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  • 36%

    Multitasking

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  • 34%

    Memorization

    Remember things like words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.


Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  • 96%

    Giving expert advice

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  • 90%

    Building good relationships

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  • 86%

    Planning and prioritising work

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  • 84%

    Communicating within a team

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  • 83%

    Making decisions and solving problems

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  • 83%

    Researching and investigating

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  • 82%

    Making sense of information and ideas

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  • 80%

    Collecting and organising information

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  • 80%

    Coordinating the work of a team

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  • 79%

    Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  • 79%

    Coming up with systems and processes

    Deciding on goals and figuring out what you need to do to achieve them.

  • 77%

    Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  • 76%

    Looking for changes over time

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  • 76%

    Assessing and evaluating things

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  • 76%

    Coaching and developing others

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  • 75%

    Monitoring people, processes and things

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  • 75%

    Leading and encouraging a team

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

  • 75%

    Thinking creatively

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  • 73%

    Checking compliance with standards

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  • 70%

    Explaining things to people

    Helping people to understand and use information.


Interests and demands

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  • 90%

    Analytical

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  • 86%

    Enterprising

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  • 62%

    Administrative

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  • 33%

    Helping

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  • 24%

    Creative

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  • 19%

    Practical

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.


Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.
  • 86%

    Relationships

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  • 76%

    Achievement

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  • 76%

    Independence

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  • 74%

    Working conditions

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  • 71%

    Recognition

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  • 52%

    Support

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.


Demands

The physical and social demands that workers face most often are shown below:
  • 98%

    Electronic mail

    Use electronic mail.

  • 96%

    Telephone

    Talk on the telephone.

  • 88%

    Face-to-face discussions

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  • 88%

    Spend time sitting

    Spend time sitting at work.

  • 86%

    Teamwork

    Work with people in a group or team.

  • 85%

    Contact with people

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  • 85%

    Unstructured work

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  • 84%

    Freedom to make decisions

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  • 81%

    Being exact or accurate

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  • 80%

    Lead or coordinate a team

    Lead others to do work activities.

  • 79%

    Indoors, heat controlled

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  • 78%

    Competition

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  • 78%

    Impact of decisions

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  • 77%

    Time pressure

    Work to strict deadlines.

  • 73%

    Responsible for outcomes

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

  • 72%

    Frequent decision making

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  • 72%

    Letters and memos

    Write letters and memos.

  • 65%

    Conflict situations

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

  • 56%

    Public speaking

    Talk to a group of people.

  • 55%

    Angry or unpleasant people

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 13-1111.00 - Management Analysts.


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