Operations Research Analyst Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Research Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,140
25th Percentile Wage
$60,950
50th Percentile Wage
$82,810
75th Percentile Wage
$107,720
90th Percentile Wage
$133,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in the industry sector of information. 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 $133,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations research analysts is $46,140.

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 information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,8101.55%9.38%
201581,5304.97%-
201477,4805.32%-
201373,360-2.29%-
201275,040--

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

The average salaries of operations research analysts in eleven industries in the information 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 wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) industry with an annual salary $99,060. The lowest paying industry is the data processing, hosting, and related services industry (annual salary $78,820). For detailed operations research analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$99,060
Telecommunications
$89,900
Other Telecommunications
$87,800
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$86,430
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$85,500
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$84,950
Software Publishers
$84,850
Other Information Services
$81,680
Other Information Services
$81,680
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$78,820
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$78,820

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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