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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
$36,980
25th Percentile Wage
$50,390
50th Percentile Wage
$65,510
75th Percentile Wage
$84,520
90th Percentile Wage
$100,910

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 $100,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations research analysts is $36,980.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,5101.04%12.09%
201564,8304.16%-
201462,1302.98%-
201360,2804.46%-
201257,590--

Compare Operations Research Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of operations research analysts in 18 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 general medical and surgical hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $72,910. The lowest paying industry is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry (annual salary $48,270). For detailed operations research analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$72,910
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$72,360
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$71,860
Outpatient Care Centers
$70,970
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$70,550
Hospitals - Local government owned
$70,550
Hospitals - State government owned
$67,220
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$66,990
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$65,710
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$65,480
Hospitals - Privately owned
$64,900
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$64,700
Offices of Physicians
$63,730
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$62,900
Social Assistance
$55,610
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$54,410
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,600
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$48,270

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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