Operations Research Analyst Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Research Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,220
25th Percentile Wage
$68,750
50th Percentile Wage
$90,120
75th Percentile Wage
$113,040
90th Percentile Wage
$133,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $133,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations research analysts is $53,220.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,120
-0.77% 11.64%
2016
$90,810
1.53% -
2015
$89,420
2.67% -
2014
$87,030
5.38% -
2013
$82,350
3.30% -
2012
$79,630
- -

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

The average salaries of operations research analysts in 58 industries in the manufacturing 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 converted paper product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $103,290. The lowest paying industry is the iron and steel mills and ferroalloy manufacturing industry (annual salary $56,180). For detailed operations research analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$103,290
Machinery Manufacturing
$102,480
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$102,250
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$98,940
Paper Manufacturing
$98,740
Chemical Manufacturing
$95,620
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$95,330
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$95,300
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$94,710
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$94,710
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$94,200
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$93,810
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$93,300
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$93,130
Other Food Manufacturing
$92,610
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$92,570
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$92,460
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$91,840
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$91,820
Ship and Boat Building
$91,200
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$90,970
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$89,170
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$89,070
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$88,730
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$87,730
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$86,670
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$85,330
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$84,840
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$83,760
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$83,570
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$81,470
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$81,300
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$81,250
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$80,550
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$80,470
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$79,730
Chemical Manufacturing
$79,500
Chemical Manufacturing
$79,340
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$78,980
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$78,130
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$77,570
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$76,090
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$75,540
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$75,140
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$75,020
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$74,380
Food Manufacturing
$73,990
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$70,920
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$70,180
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$69,410
Forging and Stamping
$68,950
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$67,600
Hardware Manufacturing
$66,170
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$63,540
Printing and Related Support Activities
$60,740
Printing and Related Support Activities
$60,740
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$59,280
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$56,180

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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