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
$35,680
25th Percentile Wage
$43,890
50th Percentile Wage
$56,470
75th Percentile Wage
$75,030
90th Percentile Wage
$96,540

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 $96,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations research analysts is $35,680.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,470-1.08%-0.76%
201557,0804.06%-
201454,760-5.92%-
201358,0001.90%-
201256,900--

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

The average salaries of operations research analysts in 15 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 $81,760. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $50,540). For detailed operations research analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services
$81,760
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$81,760
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$79,880
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$79,880
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$68,520
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$68,230
Educational Services - Privately owned
$66,640
Educational Services - Local government owned
$64,010
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$62,160
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$57,840
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$57,610
Educational Services
$56,470
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$52,620
Educational Services - State government owned
$50,630
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$50,540

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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