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Corporate Development Analyst / Manager

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

Helps develop, manage and analyze corporate development through mergers and acquisitions or strategic alliances. Help carry out research, cost/benefit analysis of mergers and communicate results to stakeholders. Includes developing and maintaing professional relationships, marketing the proposed changes and assisting in transitions.

Job Outlook

There were 966 Corporate Development Analyst / Manager job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 32663 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Corporate Development Analyst / Manager industry, which includes the Corporate Development Analyst / Manager career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:

Salary

Many new Corporate Development Analyst / Manager jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $107,946.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $105,258.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Corporate Development Analyst / Manager postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $91,228.

Education and Experience

Posted Corporate Development Analyst / Manager jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree1%
Bachelor's Degree49%
Master's Degree46%
Doctoral Degree1%
Other3%

Posted Corporate Development Analyst / Manager jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years12%
3 to 5 years37%
6 to 8 years24%
9+ years28%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Corporate Development Analyst / Manager positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Communication Skills (51%)
  • Teamwork / Collaboration (39%)
  • Planning (28%)
  • Building Effective Relationships (26%)
  • Research (23%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Business Development (65%)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (36%)
  • Sales (27%)
  • Due Diligence (24%)
  • Project Management (21%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Budgeting (16%)
  • Customer Service (13%)
  • Vaccination (12%)
  • Business Administration (11%)
  • Financial Analysis (10%)

Distinguishing Skills

A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.

  • Business Strategy (6%)
  • Management Consulting (6%)
  • Investment Banking (6%)
  • Strategic Partnerships (6%)
  • Executive Presence (6%)

Salary Boosting Skills

A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed along with the marginal value: the average salary difference between postings that request that skill and those that do not.

  • Strategic Marketing (1%) – marginal value $16,445
  • Closing Sales (2%) – marginal value $15,053
  • Sales Planning (3%) – marginal value $14,367
  • Pricing Strategy (4%) – marginal value $12,297

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Corporate Development Analyst / Manager skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Business Development Director
  • Director, Business Development
  • Director Of Business Development
  • Director Business Development
  • Corporate Development Manager

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Corporate Development Analyst / Manager jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • KPMG (1737)
  • Deloitte (1116)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (841)
  • Anthem Blue Cross (331)
  • Iqvia (315)

North Carolina

  • KPMG (49)
  • Iqvia (46)
  • Deloitte (43)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (24)
  • Honeywell (19)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!