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Operations Research Analyst Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Research Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,040
25th Percentile Wage
$56,010
50th Percentile Wage
$71,320
75th Percentile Wage
$89,180
90th Percentile Wage
$104,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $104,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations research analysts is $43,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of operations research analysts in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,320-2.15%-11.51%
201572,850-4.94%-
201476,450-4.19%-
201379,6500.15%-
201279,530--

Compare Operations Research Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of operations research analysts in twelve industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 postal service (federal government) industry with an annual salary $89,370. The lowest paying industry is the warehousing and storage industry (annual salary $60,650). For detailed operations research analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Postal Service (federal government)
$89,370
Postal Service (federal government)
$89,370
Rail Transportation
$76,930
Rail Transportation
$76,930
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$76,270
Couriers and Messengers
$74,340
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$74,340
Air Transportation
$70,690
Scheduled Air Transportation
$70,490
Support Activities for Transportation
$65,380
Warehousing and Storage
$60,650
Warehousing and Storage
$60,650

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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