Operations Research Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$65,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$65,000
Median 50%
$95,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
D. E. Shaw & Co.
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does an operations research analyst make?
Operations Research Analysts in America make, on average, $65,363 a year or $31.42 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $95,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $44,000 per year. Government companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Operations Research Analysts. The best states for high paying Operations Research Analyst jobs are New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois, New York, and Virginia. The typical employment in the position spans 3.0 years.
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Average Operations Research Analyst Salary By Location

Across America, Operations Research Analysts make on average $65,363 annually or $31.42 hourly. Operations Research Analysts make the most in Washington, DC at about $88,716 per year. Even an entry-level Operations Research Analyst makes $56,000 per year in Washington, DC. The top 5 states with the highest reported Operations Research Analyst salaries are New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois, New York, and Virginia. The lowest earning states are Oklahoma, Florida, Georgia, Nebraska, and Arkansas.

Map of Operations Research Analyst Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Operations Research Analysts earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Operations Research Analyst Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Operations Research Analyst makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Operations Research Analysts are Government companies and Technology companies. Operations Research Analysts at D. E. Shaw & Co. and Goldman Sachs report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Morgan Stanley and AllianceBernstein report highly competitive salaries for Operations Research Analysts.

Average Operations Research Analyst Pay By Industry

Wages for Operations Research Analysts can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Transportation companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Operations Research Analysts. Salaries for Operations Research Analysts in Finance companies average $82,507 annually, while Transportation companies and Professional companies pay $68,483 and $61,835, respectively. The average salary for Operations Research Analysts in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $56,435.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$82,507
$83k
Transportation
Transportation
$68,483
$68k
Professional
Professional
$61,835
$62k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$59,324
$59k
Retail
Retail
$58,653
$59k
Technology
Technology
$57,245
$57k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$56,435
$56k

Operations Research Analyst Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Operations Research Analyst Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Operations Research Analyst can range from $56,319 to $70,456 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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