Operations research analysts need a bachelor's degree.

Percent | |
---|---|

Less than High School | 0.6 |

High School | 6.1 |

Some College | 15.0 |

Associates Degree | 7.1 |

Bachelors Degree | 39.7 |

Masters Degree | 27.4 |

Doctorate or Professional Degree | 4.1 |

This represents about 91,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 27,000 more operations research analysts but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 43,000 more.

On average,operations research analysts make $40.55 per hour.

Bottom 10% | Bottom 25% | Median | Top 75% | Top 90% | |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

Operations research analysts | $20.87 | $27.60 | $38.08 | $50.68 | $63.78 |

Computer and mathematical occupations | $20.51 | $28.42 | $39.82 | $53.70 | $67.91 |

Mathematical science occupations | $21.54 | $28.66 | $39.30 | $52.78 | $67.74 |

National Average | $9.27 | $11.60 | $17.81 | $28.92 | $45.45 |

On average, operations research analysts make $84,340 per year.

Bottom 10% | Bottom 25% | Median | Top 75% | Top 90% | |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

Operations research analysts | $43,400 | $57,400 | $79,200 | $105,410 | $132,660 |

Computer and mathematical occupations | $42,650 | $59,120 | $82,830 | $111,690 | $141,250 |

Mathematical science occupations | $44,810 | $59,620 | $81,750 | $109,780 | $140,900 |

National Average | $19,290 | $24,140 | $37,040 | $60,150 | $94,540 |

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

- Actuaries
- Mathematicians
**Operations research analysts**- Statisticians
- Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations

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