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Operations Research Analyst Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Research Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,620
25th Percentile Wage
$51,780
50th Percentile Wage
$67,260
75th Percentile Wage
$86,710
90th Percentile Wage
$103,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $103,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations research analysts is $38,620.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,260
2.60% 14.38%
2016
$65,510
1.04% -
2015
$64,830
4.16% -
2014
$62,130
2.98% -
2013
$60,280
4.46% -
2012
$57,590
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Compare Operations Research Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of operations research analysts in 22 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 all other ambulatory health care services industry with an annual salary $83,930. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $47,820). For detailed operations research analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$83,930
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$80,620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$72,090
Hospitals - Local government owned
$71,920
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$71,920
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$71,330
Individual and Family Services
$69,910
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$69,570
Offices of Physicians
$69,060
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$68,000
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$67,710
Hospitals - Privately owned
$67,460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$67,300
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$66,960
Hospitals - State government owned
$66,600
Outpatient Care Centers
$66,370
Social Assistance
$62,840
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$54,270
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,600
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$53,530
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$51,200
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$47,820

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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