Information About Operations Research Analysts

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Training

Operations research analysts need master's degree.

Degrees for Operations research analysts
Training for Operations Research Analysts
Percent
Less than High School 0.6
High School 6.6
Some College 18.4
Associates Degree 7.8
Bachelors Degree 40.0
Masters Degree 23.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 3.6

Employment

Represents about 63,000 people in the United States- 0.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 13,000 more operations research analysts but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 32,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, operations research analysts make $37.90 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Operations research analysts $19.50 $25.30 $34.50 $46.60 $60.50
Computer and mathematical science occupations $19.20 $26.10 $36.10 $47.30 $58.70
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, operations research analysts make $78,840 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Operations research analysts $40,620 $52,620 $71,950 $97,090 $126,000
Computer and mathematical science occupations $40,040 $54,430 $75,080 $98,450 $122,210
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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