Operations Research Analyst Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Research Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,870
25th Percentile Wage
$58,480
50th Percentile Wage
$78,690
75th Percentile Wage
$103,900
90th Percentile Wage
$131,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $131,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations research analysts is $42,870.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,690
0.36% 8.39%
2016
$78,410
0.14% -
2015
$78,300
-2.38% -
2014
$80,160
8.12% -
2013
$73,650
2.12% -
2012
$72,090
- -

Compare Operations Research Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of operations research analysts in 15 industries in the wholesale trade 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 professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $81,030. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $52,170). For detailed operations research analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$81,030
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$80,240
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$80,090
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$78,830
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$78,200
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$77,990
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$76,500
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$75,790
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$75,790
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$74,630
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$73,620
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$73,570
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$72,180
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$68,380
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$52,170

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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