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Operations Research Analysts in Maryland

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

5.8% Jobs Projection
$96,550 Median Salary
200 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Operations Research Analysts Work in Maryland?

In Maryland, there were 4,300 people working as Operations Research Analysts in the year 2018.

There were 4,060 Operations Research Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Operations Research Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 5.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 27.5%.


Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 200 annual job openings, and 3,270 total jobs in 2026 for Operations Research Analysts in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,700 annual jobs and 145,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Operations Research Analysts Make in Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Operations Research Analysts ranged from $53,450 to $153,870 with $96,550 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.7 to $73.97. The median hourly rate was $46.42.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.91 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.51.

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


Top Maryland 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 8,550 $105,760
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,920 $87,080
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,970 $95,230
California-Lexington Park, MD 750 $104,700
Salisbury, MD-DE 40 $91,640

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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