Salary for Operations Research Analysts

Also known as:  Operations Analyst, Operations Research Analyst, Procedure Analyst, Process Analyst

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Operations research analysts use their knowledge of mathematics to develop models, software, and assist management in making informed decisions about time, cost, logistics, and general policies for their organization. These individuals may also collect and analyze data, and run statistical tests. They may be required to examine numerous courses of action for a company, and to decide which makes the most sense based on mathematical and statistical reasoning. Significant academic training, including graduate education, may be required for this occupation.

A Operations Research Analyst will most likely earn wages that can range from $48,050 - $144,330 based on the level of seniority. will normally receive an average salary of ninety-two thousand two hundred and eigthy dollars per year.

have the highest pay levels in District of Columbia, which has wages of close to $116,700. Employees with these job titles can obtain the highest salaries in Manufacturing, where they receive normal pay levels of $102,400.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 46.33 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Operations Research Analysts tend to make the most in the following industries:

Manufacturing
$102,400
Information
$100,050
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$95,780
Retail Trade
$94,390
Utilities
$93,070
Public Administration
$92,980

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
$72,380
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$72,990
Health Care and Social Assistance
$79,570
Transportation and Warehousing
$80,010
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$82,680
Accommodation and Food Services
$83,680