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MS in Business Analytics Jobs and Careers

The Online MSBA program has been built from a core program theme of business intelligence and analytics specifically to provide you with a competitive advantage as you pursue a career in analytics. From the very first class through your final capstone project, our curriculum is designed to pair technical development with data visualization and communication skills to make you the kind of well-rounded professional best suited for the most desirable analytics jobs.

Learn more about the benefits of a career in analytics and the power of the Online MSBA network to connect you with top-tier analytics jobs.

Your Business Analytics Salary Potential


Analytics jobs are some of the most lucrative on the market today. It’s no accident the analytics-driven job of data scientist consistently ranks as Glassdoor’s best job in the U.S. or that data engineer and data analyst rank in the top 30 as well.1

$95,000
Median base salary for data scientists with less than three years of experience.1
$108,000
Median base salary for all data scientist roles1
$100,000
Median base salary for a data engineer1
$93,026
Average salary for an analytics manager2

Hiring Trends for Analytics Jobs

The market has never been hotter for professionals seeking to embark on or advance in a career in analytics. Consider the following data about the phenomenal employment potential for Online MSBA graduates:

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27 percent projected growth for operations research analyst roles by 20263
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52 percent of companies plan to hire business analytics master’s graduates, as of 20184

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A Vibrant Professional Network

Your Online MSBA classmates comprise a formidable professional network, with connections to numerous thriving industries and top-tier companies.

Online MSBA students are employed across industries that include:6

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Some of the most notable employers of our Online MSBA students are:6

  • Citi
  • J.P Morgan Chase
  • Lockhead Martin
  • GE Appliances
  • Anthem
  • Deloitte
  • EAB
  • Smithfield Foods

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Sources

1. Retrieved on May 15, 2019, from forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2019/01/23/data-scientist-leads-50-best-jobs-in-america-for-2019-according-to-glassdoor
2. Retrieved on May 15, 2019, from payscale.com/research/US/Job=Analytics_Manager/Salary
3. Retrieved on May 15, 2019, from www.bls.gov/ooh/math/operations-research-analysts.htm
4. Retrieved on May 15, 2019, from gmac.com/~/media/Files/gmac/Research/employment-outlook/gmac-2018-corporate-recruiters-survey-report.pdf
5. Retrieved on May 15, 2019, from learning.linkedin.com/blog/top-skills/the-skills-companies-need-most-in-2019--and-how-to-learn-them
6. Based on cumulative self-reported W&M Online MSBA student profile data collected from the spring 2018 cohort

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