## Information About Operations Research Analysts

### Training Requirements for Operations Research Analysts

Operations research analysts need 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 |

### Employment outlook for Operations Research Analysts

Represents about 91,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 5 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.

### Hourly Income

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 |

### Annual Salaries

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*