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24.8% Jobs Projection
$101,540 Median Salary
240 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Operations Research Analysts Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 3,000 Operations Research Analysts working in the state.

There were 2,580 Operations Research Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Operations Research Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 24.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 27.5%.


New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 240 annual job openings, and a total of 3,320 jobs for New Jersey 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 New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Operations Research Analysts ranged from $58,580 to $162,950 with $101,540 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.16 to $78.34. The median hourly rate was $48.82.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $48.88 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.06.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 6,830 $99,840
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,920 $87,080
Trenton, NJ 170 n/a
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 90 $91,740
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 70 $82,310

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
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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