Operations research analysts are most often employed by the National security & international affairs industry. The average yearly wage for Operations research analysts was $87,166 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Operations research analysts by wage are Detectives & criminal investigators, Database administrators and architects, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians.
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 Alexandria City PUMA, VA, Springfield (South), West Springfield & Franconia PUMA, VA, and Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Operations research analysts are Springfield (South), West Springfield & Franconia PUMA, VA, Alexandria City PUMA, VA, and District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC.