Business Intelligence Analysts

Occupation Information table
Overview: Produce financial and market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.
Duties: Generate standard or custom reports summarizing business, financial, or economic data for review by executives, managers, clients, and other stakeholders. Synthesize current business intelligence or trend data to support recommendations for action. Maintain library of model documents, templates, or other reusable knowledge assets. Create business intelligence tools or systems, including design of related databases, spreadsheets, or outputs. Manage timely flow of business intelligence information to users. Collect business intelligence data from available industry reports, public information, field reports, or purchased sources. Analyze competitive market strategies through analysis of related product, market, or share trends.
Degree(s): A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration 
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing) 
Job Outlook: Employment of management analysts is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for the services of these workers is expected to increase as organizations continue to seek ways to improve efficiency and control costs.
Starting Salary: The mean salary for business intelligence analysts is $78,130.
Growth: Growth
Education Level: Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.
Recommended Skills:
  • Paying attention to what other people are saying, and taking time to understand the points being made.
  • Using mathematics and/or statistics to solve problems.
  • Ability to identify a problem, review related information, develop and evaluate options, and implement a solution.
  • The ability to understand complex written paragraphs, instructions, or reports.
  • Talking, giving speeches, or speaking in a group to convey information, explain ideas, or give instructions.
  • Composing and communicating your ideas in written form.
Recommended Values:
 

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Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.