Operations Research Analyst Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of operations research analysts in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare operations research analyst salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Operations Research Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,130
25th Percentile Wage
$65,050
50th Percentile Wage
$80,530
75th Percentile Wage
$100,690
90th Percentile Wage
$126,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) operations research analysts is $126,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations research analysts is $54,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of operations research analysts in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,530
2.00% 6.89%
2016
$78,920
-1.95% -
2015
$80,460
-3.08% -
2014
$82,940
2.86% -
2013
$80,570
6.94% -
2012
$74,980
- -

Compare Operations Research Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of operations research analysts in six industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for operations research analyst occupations is the nuclear electric power generation industry with an annual salary $88,000. The lowest paying industry is the wind electric power generation industry (annual salary $77,290). For detailed operations research analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$88,000
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$80,640
Utilities
$80,530
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$80,520
Natural Gas Distribution
$80,300
Wind Electric Power Generation
$77,290

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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