Operations Research Analyst Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for operations research analysts in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of operations research analysts amongst Pennsylvania cities 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,280
25th Percentile Wage
$58,180
50th Percentile Wage
$76,110
75th Percentile Wage
$99,940
90th Percentile Wage
$127,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,280.

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
$76,110
3.86% 8.15%
2016
$73,170
3.96% -
2015
$70,270
0.13% -
2014
$70,180
2.34% -
2013
$68,540
-2.00% -
2012
$69,910
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of operations research analysts in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of operations research analysts in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $39,560 to $113,540. The highest paying area for operations research analysts in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $113,540. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $89,010). The lowest paying area is Scranton--Wilkes-Barre with a median annual salary of $39,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$113,540
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$89,010
Philadelphia
$88,060
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$79,740
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$78,570
Reading
$77,580
Lancaster
$74,860
Pittsburgh
$72,550
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$70,260
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$69,410
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,700
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$39,560




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