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Operations Research Analysts in Missouri

Considering a career as an Operations Research Analyst in Missouri?

24.3% Jobs Projection
$72,020 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Operations Research Analysts Work in Missouri?

In 2018, there were 1,540 Operations Research Analysts working in the state.

There were 1,230 Operations Research Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 310 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Operations Research Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 24.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 27.5%.


Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 90 annual job openings, and a total of 1,280 jobs for Missouri 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 Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Operations Research Analysts ranged from $42,970 to $124,750 with $72,020 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.66 to $59.98. The median hourly rate was $34.63.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $35.91 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.28.

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


Top Missouri 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
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,190 $77,530
Kansas City, MO-KS 730 $77,220
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 100 $61,490
Springfield, MO 40 $46,130
Columbia, MO 30 $65,040

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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