Operations Research Analyst Salary Information in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of operations research analysts in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of operations research analysts in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,780
25th Percentile Wage
$57,430
50th Percentile Wage
$74,280
75th Percentile Wage
$94,560
90th Percentile Wage
$120,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations research analysts in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $47,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.97
25th Percentile Wage
$27.61
50th Percentile Wage
$35.71
75th Percentile Wage
$45.46
90th Percentile Wage
$57.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for operations research analysts in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.71. The median hourly salary is $35.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.97.

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
201674,2801.86%10.45%
201572,9009.99%-
201465,620-3.43%-
201367,8701.99%-
201266,520--

Table 3. Compare Operations Research Analyst Salary in Pittsburgh with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $74,280 in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh is 23.8 percent (23.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 13.2 percent (13.2%) 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

See also: Top paying jobs in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.