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Operations Research Analysts in Florida

Want to work in Florida as an Operations Research Analyst? Read this first!

32.7% Jobs Projection
$67,260 Median Salary
650 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Operations Research Analysts in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Operations Research Analysts in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Operations Research Analysts in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Operations Research Analysts Work in Florida?

There were approximately 4,130 workers employed as Operations Research Analysts in this state in 2018.

There were 4,920 Operations Research Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 790 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,120 Operations Research Analysts working in it, which means Florida has more Operations Research Analysts than average.


Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Operations Research Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 32.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 27.5%.


Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 650 annual job openings, and a total of 8,600 jobs for Florida 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 Florida?

In 2018 wages for Operations Research Analysts ranged from $42,740 to $113,430 with $67,260 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.55 to $54.53. The median hourly rate was $32.33.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $32.45 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.12.

The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Florida 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
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,050 $68,710
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 900 $63,580
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 680 $67,300
Jacksonville, FL 500 $67,000
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 170 $59,170
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 140 $101,780
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 80 n/a
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 70 $61,410
Panama City, FL 60 $103,380
Gainesville, FL 60 $63,060
Tallahassee, FL 50 $55,080
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 50 $61,900
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 30 $71,770

Top States for Operations Research Analysts Employment

The table below shows the states where most Operations Research Analysts work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 11,340 $92,130
Texas 11,190 $77,970
Virginia 9,100 $105,270
New York 5,790 $92,310
Illinois 5,100 $93,070
Maryland 4,300 $96,550
Florida 4,130 $67,260
Ohio 3,820 $79,570
Pennsylvania 3,630 $82,080
Georgia 3,480 $62,680
Arizona 3,450 $72,840
Minnesota 3,120 $83,850
Massachusetts 3,050 $79,150
New Jersey 3,000 $101,540
North Carolina 2,980 $81,130
Washington 2,890 $91,840
Michigan 1,640 $87,710
Missouri 1,540 $72,020
Utah 1,410 $69,210
Tennessee 1,400 $66,150

Below are the states where Operations Research Analysts get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $109,910
Hawaii $107,370
Virginia $105,270
New Jersey $101,540
Maryland $96,550
New Hampshire $93,170
Illinois $93,070
New York $92,310
California $92,130
Washington $91,840


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