Operations research analysts are most often employed by the National security & international affairs industry. The average yearly wage for Operations research analysts was $87,405 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Operations research analysts by wage are Chemists & materials scientists, Producers & directors, and Environmental engineers.
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, Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD, and Alexandria City PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Operations research analysts are District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, Arlington County (North) PUMA, VA, and Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD.