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Operations Research Analyst Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of operations research analysts in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of operations research analysts in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Operations Research Analysts in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,700
25th Percentile Wage
$61,340
50th Percentile Wage
$73,630
75th Percentile Wage
$92,770
90th Percentile Wage
$127,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $49,700.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.89
25th Percentile Wage
$29.49
50th Percentile Wage
$35.40
75th Percentile Wage
$44.60
90th Percentile Wage
$61.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for operations research analysts in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.49. The median hourly salary is $35.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.89.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of operations research analysts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,6307.97%14.17%
201567,76019.21%-
201454,740-15.93%-
201363,4600.41%-
201263,200--

Table 3. Compare Operations Research Analyst Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $73,630 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for operations research analysts in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of operations research analysts in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 24.5 percent (24.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 12.4 percent (12.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Harrisburg-Carlisle.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$97,510
Philadelphia
$90,090
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$89,550
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$79,740
Lancaster
$74,860
Pittsburgh
$74,280
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$73,630
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$69,410
Reading
$68,250
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$64,510

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