Salary for Operations Research Analysts

Also known as:  Operations Analyst, Operations Research Analyst, Procedure Analyst, Process Analyst helps management and administration professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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. The salaries that operations research analysts receive range from $60,000-$80,000.

An Operations Research Analyst receives salaries in a range of 56000 to 84000 based on level of experience. Operations Research Analysts usually get a compensation of Seventy Seven Thousand Three Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Operations Research Analysts can obtain the highest salaries in Virginia, where they get a compensation of close to about $103140. These people make the greatest compensation in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they receive salary pay of $85490.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 21.81 percent nationwide in that time.
Operations Research Analysts tend to make the most in the following industries
Wholesale Trade $85,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $83,060
Manufacturing $81,800
Information $80,400
Public Administration $79,100
Transportation and Warehousing $77,950
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $51,330
Educational Services $57,690
Retail Trade $58,040
Health Care and Social Assistance $61,850
Other Services (except Public Administration) $70,020
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $71,840