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Operations Research Analysts

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Operations Research Analysts

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Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
152031  Operations Research Analysts 4,034 5,006 972 24.10 % 93 170 97 360 Bachelor's degree 

Operations Research Analysts Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    880  22 % 1,080  22 % 200  23 % $92,810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    570  14 % 790  16 % 220  38 % $85,870
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    570  14 % 790  16 % 220  38 % $85,870
Information    180  5 % 230  4 % 50  22 % $77,720
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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