• Role of a Research Analyst

    Role of a Research Analyst

    • A research analyst is responsible for researching, analyzing, transforming and representing researched information related to company operations.
    • Do research for the company to get meaningful information from past data.
    • A bit of analysis on it.
    • Collecting information from data.
    • Work on data spreadsheets.
    • Reporting on the performance of the company.
    • Provide recommendations to improve company operations.
    • To keep eye on recommendations doing well.

    Research Cycle

    Skill Sets:

    • Excel skills
    • The ability to write well
    • Attention to detail
    • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
    • Communication skills
    • Computer skills
    • Decision making and solving problems.
    • innovative thinking ability.


    Educational Background

    • Research analysts are generally required to have at least a bachelor’s degree in business and economics, computer science, engineering, operations research and management science.
    • Though any specific professional degree is not required for research analysts but many earn graduate degrees to enhance their professional credentials.

    Types of Research Analyst roles:

    • Operations Research Analyst
    • Market Research Analyst
    • Research or Industry Analyst
    • Economic Research Analyst
    • Equity Research Analyst

    Industries Hiring Research Analyst:

    • The health care
    • Search engines
    • Social networks
    • IT/Software
    • Financial institutions
    • Engineering companies Oil industry
    • Retail
    • Telecom/Mobile analytics
    • Marketing agencies
    • Data science vendors
    • Environment, utilities government and defense
    • Manufacturing
    • BPO / KPO

    They appear in all sectors


    Salary Range:


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