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Operations Research Analysts
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or $39.59 hourly
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Operations Research Analysts' job openings is expected to rise 23.2% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Operations Research Analysts' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Operations Research Analysts' was $82,360, or $39.59 hourly
'Operations Research Analysts' are paid 80.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as operations research analysts?
As of 2021 there were 98,700 people employed as Operations Research Analysts within the United States.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Operations Research Analysts.
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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