Operations Research Analyst Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for operations research analysts in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of operations research analysts among Kentucky areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Operations Research Analysts in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,110
25th Percentile Wage
$51,260
50th Percentile Wage
$67,170
75th Percentile Wage
$82,350
90th Percentile Wage
$104,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of operations research analysts from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,170
-8.20% 13.67%
2016
$72,680
0.67% -
2015
$72,190
6.33% -
2014
$67,620
2.56% -
2013
$65,890
11.99% -
2012
$57,990
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Operations Research Analysts in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of operations research analysts in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of operations research analysts in state of Kentucky ranges from $49,550 to $100,120. The highest paying area for operations research analysts in Kentucky is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $100,120. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Louisville-Jefferson County (mean annual salary $74,460). The lowest paying area is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $49,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Elizabethtown
$100,120
Louisville-Jefferson County
$74,460
Bowling Green
$59,950
Evansville
$59,800
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$55,490
Lexington-Fayette
$49,550




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