Operations Research Analysts

8.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
15%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
24.6%
by 2030
WAGES
$86,200
or $41.44 hourly
VOLUME
96,220
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 15% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Operations Research Analysts' job openings is expected to rise 24.6% by 2030
'Operations Research Analysts' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Operations Research Analysts' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Operations Research Analysts' was $86,200, or $41.44 hourly
'Operations Research Analysts' are paid 105.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 96,220 people employed as Operations Research Analysts.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assists management with decisionmaking, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May collect and analyze data and develop decision support software, services, or products. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.

SOC Code: 15-2031.00

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