Operations Research Analyst Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Research Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,160
25th Percentile Wage
$47,860
50th Percentile Wage
$60,940
75th Percentile Wage
$78,510
90th Percentile Wage
$99,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $99,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations research analysts is $40,160.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,940
7.34% 6.63%
2016
$56,470
-1.08% -
2015
$57,080
4.06% -
2014
$54,760
-5.92% -
2013
$58,000
1.90% -
2012
$56,900
- -

Compare Operations Research Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of operations research analysts in 17 industries in the educational services 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 educational support services industry with an annual salary $83,080. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $50,520). For detailed operations research analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services
$83,080
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$83,080
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$66,950
Educational Services - Privately owned
$66,780
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$66,500
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$63,630
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$63,630
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$63,280
Educational Services - Local government owned
$62,790
Junior colleges - State government owned
$61,320
Educational Services
$60,940
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$59,370
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$59,020
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$58,870
Educational Services - State government owned
$57,300
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$57,170
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$50,520

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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