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Highest Paying Cities for Operations Research Analysts

The top 100 highest paying cities for operations research analysts (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of operations research analysts in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $116,390, Norwich-New London, Rhode Island is the highest paying city for operations research analysts. It is followed by Newark-Union, Pennsylvania (average annual salary $113,540). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of operations research analysts in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Operations Research Analysts

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$116,390
70
2 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$113,540
1,110
3 Springfield, Massachusetts
$113,440
80
4 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$111,870
140
5 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$111,570
50
6 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$110,840
40
7 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$110,570
1,540
8 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$108,700
7,640
9 California-Lexington Park, USA
$107,540
620
10 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$106,600
8,820
11 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$106,260
2,550
12 Salinas, California
$104,450
160
13 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$103,810
190
14 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$102,960
940
15 St Marys County, Maryland
$101,580
330
16 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$100,390
80
17 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$100,160
140
18 Elizabethtown, Kentucky
$100,120
40
19 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$99,870
6,300
20 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$99,280
4,700
21 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$98,980
910
22 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida
$98,540
60
23 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$98,330
4,880
24 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$98,280
n/a
25 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$97,860
440
26 Harrisonburg, Virginia
$97,680
80
27 Huntsville, Alabama
$97,350
530
28 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$97,250
160
29 Richmond, Virginia
$96,380
1,050
30 Gainesville, Georgia
$95,510
50
31 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$94,530
170
32 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$94,400
1,180
33 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$93,830
110
34 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$93,670
30
35 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$92,980
1,890
36 Dayton, Ohio
$92,740
390
37 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$92,380
2,050
38 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$92,140
220
39 Wilmington, New Jersey
$91,990
870
40 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$91,830
140
41 Dover-Durham, USA
$91,720
210
42 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$91,620
2,510
43 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$91,170
n/a
44 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$91,120
670
45 Monroe, Louisiana
$90,810
n/a
46 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$90,570
60
47 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$89,070
140
48 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$89,010
1,800
49 Boulder, Colorado
$88,800
80
50 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$88,510
1,370
51 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$88,360
240
52 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$88,060
510
53 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$87,950
160
54 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$87,890
40
55 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$87,820
150
56 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$87,750
470
57 Wichita, Kansas
$87,740
260
58 St Louis, Missouri
$87,480
810
59 Tacoma, Washington
$87,370
460
60 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$87,300
450
61 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$87,120
80
62 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$87,010
1,760
63 Toledo, Ohio
$87,000
60
64 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$86,950
4,420
65 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$86,950
70
66 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$86,900
2,660
67 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$86,880
1,210
68 Bloomington, USA
$86,760
900
69 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$86,660
40
70 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$86,590
1,200
71 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$86,120
910
72 Camden, New Jersey
$85,470
200
73 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$85,410
730
74 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$85,300
2,230
75 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
$85,180
50
76 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$85,140
80
77 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia
$85,120
90
78 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$85,060
270
79 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$85,020
2,610
80 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$84,690
230
81 Syracuse, New York
$84,380
190
82 Kokomo, Indiana
$84,240
60
83 Columbus, Ohio
$84,190
940
84 Corpus Christi, Texas
$83,700
40
85 Rochester-Dover, New Hampshire
$83,700
80
86 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$83,680
40
87 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$83,650
2,550
88 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$83,560
730
89 Elgin, USA
$83,340
100
90 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$82,910
1,690
91 Waco, Texas
$82,750
30
92 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$82,510
4,280
93 Wilmington, North Carolina
$82,470
60
94 Modesto, California
$82,350
40
95 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$81,680
3,580
96 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$80,910
50
97 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$80,880
990
98 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$80,870
210
99 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$80,860
2,690
100 Manchester, New Hampshire
$80,610
40
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