Operations Research Analysts in California
Is California a good place for you to work as an Operations Research Analyst?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Operations Research Analysts in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Operations Research Analysts in California is growing faster than average.
Operations Research Analysts in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Operations Research Analysts Work in California?
11,340 people worked as Operations Research Analysts in 2018 in this state.
There were 12,670 Operations Research Analysts employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 1,330 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,120 Operations Research Analysts working in it, which means California has more Operations Research Analysts than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Operations Research Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 29.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 27.5%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 1,440 annual job openings, and a total of 19,200 jobs for California Operations Research Analysts in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 10,700 annual jobs and 145,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Operations Research Analysts Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Operations Research Analysts ranged from $51,660 to $148,580 with $92,130 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.84 to $71.43. The median hourly rate was $44.29.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.21 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $2.08.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Operations Research Analysts
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Operations Research Analysts.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||3,850||$90,140|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||2,570||$108,160|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||1,290||$87,690|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||1,030||$95,740|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||310||$86,270|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||210||$82,490|
|Santa Rosa, CA||120||$56,830|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||60||$95,380|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||30||$85,730|
Top States for Operations Research Analysts Employment
View the list below to see where most Operations Research Analysts work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Operations Research Analysts get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$109,910|
What Major Will Prepare You For an Operations Research Analyst Career?
- Business, Management & Marketing
- Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods
- Operations Research
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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