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Intelligence Analysts - 33-3021.06

O*NET-SOC Description

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.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Crime Analyst
  • Criminal Intelligence Analyst
  • Criminal Intelligence Analyst Supervisor
  • Criminal Intelligence Specialist
  • Criminal Research Specialist
  • Detective and Intelligence Analyst
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Intelligence Officer
  • Intelligence Research Specialist
  • Supervisor Intelligence Analyst

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

No information available.


  • Collaborate with representatives from other government and intelligence organizations to share information or coordinate intelligence activities.
  • Design, use, or maintain databases and software applications, such as geographic information systems (GIS) mapping and artificial intelligence tools.
  • Develop defense plans or tactics, using intelligence and other information.
  • Establish criminal profiles to aid in connecting criminal organizations with their members.
  • Evaluate records of communications, such as telephone calls, to plot activity and determine the size and location of criminal groups and members.
  • Gather and evaluate information, using tools such as aerial photographs, radar equipment, or sensitive radio equipment.
  • Gather intelligence information by field observation, confidential information sources, or public records.
  • Gather, analyze, correlate, or evaluate information from a variety of resources, such as law enforcement databases.
  • Interview, interrogate, or interact with witnesses or crime suspects to collect human intelligence.
  • Link or chart suspects to criminal organizations or events to determine activities and interrelationships.
  • Operate cameras, radios, or other surveillance equipment to intercept communications or document activities.
  • Predict future gang, organized crime, or terrorist activity, using analyses of intelligence data.
  • Prepare comprehensive written reports, presentations, maps, or charts based on research, collection, and analysis of intelligence data.
  • Prepare plans to intercept foreign communications transmissions.
  • Study activities relating to narcotics, money laundering, gangs, auto theft rings, terrorism, or other national security threats.
  • Study communication code languages or foreign languages to translate intelligence.
  • Study the assets of criminal suspects to determine the flow of money from or to targeted groups.
  • Validate known intelligence with data from other sources.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Collaborate with law enforcement or security agencies to share information.
  • Determine operational procedures.
  • Examine records or other types of data to investigate criminal activities.
  • Interview people to gather information about criminal activities.
  • Investigate illegal or suspicious activities.
  • Maintain professional knowledge or certifications.
  • Observe individuals' activities to gather information or compile evidence.
  • Operate surveillance equipment to detect suspicious or illegal activities.
  • Prepare investigation or incident reports.
  • Record information about suspects or criminals.
  • Use databases to locate investigation details or other information.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Air Defense (AD) Enhanced Early Warning System Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Chief Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • CID Special Agent (Army - Enlisted)
  • Counter Intelligence Agent (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Linguist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Technician Collection (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Technician Technical (Navy - Enlisted)
  • CWO - Intelligence (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst (Army - Enlisted)
  • Human Intelligence Collector (Army - Enlisted)
  • Intelligence Analyst (Army - Enlisted)
  • Intelligence Senior Sergeant/Chief Intelligence Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Intelligence Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Interpreter/Translator (Army - Enlisted)
  • LDO - Intelligence (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Military Intelligence (MI) Systems Maintainer/Integrator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Military Police (Army - Enlisted)
  • Military Police (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aircrewman Avionics (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aircrewman Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aircrewman Tactical Helicopter (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Operations Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • RL - Special Duty Officer - Intelligence Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Signals Collector/Analyst (Army - Enlisted)
  • Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Senior Sergeant/SIGINT Chief (Army - Enlisted)
  • Signals Intelligence Analyst (Army - Enlisted)
  • Special Forces Assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Intelligence Specialist