Average Base Pay
42.36% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Operations Research Analysts role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $42,460. A Operations Research Analysts candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $51,400. A person in a mid-career Operations Research Analysts role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $88,110 a year. Operations Research Analysts with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $112,480. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Operations Research Analysts role’s annual salary averages $113,830 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Operations Research Analysts position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $88,110 higher than the national average for Operations Research Analysts positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Operations Research Analysts roles that can advance both internally and with another company.