Operations Research Analyst Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Research Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,580
25th Percentile Wage
$47,070
50th Percentile Wage
$63,830
75th Percentile Wage
$88,920
90th Percentile Wage
$116,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in the industry sector of retail 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 $116,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations research analysts is $37,580.

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 retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,830
11.37% 3.21%
2016
$56,570
-26.55% -
2014
$71,590
-23.01% -
2013
$88,060
29.84% -
2012
$61,780
- -

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

The average salaries of operations research analysts in four industries in the retail 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 electronics and appliance stores industry with an annual salary $81,130. The lowest paying industry is the nonstore retailers industry (annual salary $62,670). For detailed operations research analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$81,130
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$81,130
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$62,820
Nonstore Retailers
$62,670

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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