Operations research analysts are most often employed by the National security & international affairs industry. The average yearly wage for Operations research analysts was $83,319 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Operations research analysts by wage are Market research analysts & marketing specialists, Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, and Other Physical Scientists.
Operations research analysts are part of the Computer & mathematical occupations, along with Computer systems analysts, Information security analysts, Computer and information research scientists, Computer support specialists, Computer network architects, and 11 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Operations research analysts are District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC, and Dale City, Lake Ridge & Woodbridge PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Operations research analysts are District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC, District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, and Sacramento City (Northwest/Natomas) PUMA, CA.