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Operations Research Analysts in New Mexico

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Operations Research Analysts in New Mexico

Considering a career as an Operations Research Analyst in New Mexico?

25.0% Jobs Projection
$83,170 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Operations Research Analysts Work in New Mexico?

There were approximately 310 workers employed as Operations Research Analysts in this state in 2018.

There were 290 Operations Research Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Operations Research Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 25.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 27.5%.


New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 400 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 New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Operations Research Analysts ranged from $44,860 to $130,590 with $83,170 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.57 to $62.79. The median hourly rate was $39.99.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $41.63 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.64.

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


Top New Mexico 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
Albuquerque, NM 150 $79,710
Las Cruces, NM 110 $95,380

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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