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Intelligence Analysts

Also called: Criminal Intelligence Analyst, Criminal Research Specialist, Intelligence Analyst, Supervisor Intelligence Analyst

Where in the Navy? In the Navy: CWO - Intelligence; Cryptologic Technician Collection; Cryptologic Technician Technical; Intelligence Specialist; LDO - Intelligence; Naval Aircrewman Avionics; Naval Aircrewman Operator; Naval Aircrewman Tactical Helicopter; Operations Specialist; RL - Special Duty Officer - Intelligence Officer

What they do:
Gather, analyze, or evaluate information from a variety of sources, such as law enforcement databases, surveillance, intelligence networks or geographic information systems. Use intelligence data to anticipate and prevent organized crime activities, such as terrorism.
On the job, you would:
  • Validate known intelligence with data from other sources.
  • Gather, analyze, correlate, or evaluate information from a variety of resources, such as law enforcement databases.
  • Prepare comprehensive written reports, presentations, maps, or charts based on research, collection, and analysis of intelligence data.

Knowledge

Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • philisophy and religion
Safety and Government
  • law and government
  • public safety and security
Communications
  • multimedia
Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills

Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilities

Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems
Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Dependability
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology

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Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$76,730
per year, on average
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