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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.

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Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
152031  Operations Research Analysts 3,219 4,162 943 29.29 % 151 94 57 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    610  19 % 840  20 % 230  37 % $84,850
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    610  19 % 840  20 % 230  37 % $84,850
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    260  8 % 330  8 % 70  26 % $84,530
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    250  8 % 320  8 % 70  30 % $92,200
Information    220  7 % 300  7 % 80  35 % $100,480