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Operations Research Analysts

Job Information

Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May collect and analyze data and develop decision support software, service, or products. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.


  • Candidates should have strong quantitative and computer skills; employers prefer workers who have completed advanced math courses.
  • Employment is projected to grow much faster than average.
  • Individuals with a master's or Ph.D. degree in operations research or management science should have excellent employment prospects; some entry-level positions are available to those with a bachelor's degree.


Personality I'm a problem solver
Salary $71,950/yr ($35.98/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Masters