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Operations Research Analysts in Texas

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

36.2% Jobs Projection
$77,970 Median Salary
1,060 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Operations Research Analysts Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 11,190 people working as Operations Research Analysts in the year 2018.

There were 11,400 Operations Research Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 210 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Operations Research Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 36.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 27.5%.


Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,060 annual Operations Research Analysts job openings in Texas, and 13,820 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Operations Research Analysts Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Operations Research Analysts ranged from $42,950 to $126,970 with $77,970 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.65 to $61.05. The median hourly rate was $37.49.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.39 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.90.

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


Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5,100 $77,820
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,330 $82,630
Austin-Round Rock, TX 1,180 $72,970
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,150 $79,200
El Paso, TX 150 $56,000
Killeen-Temple, TX 140 $88,110
Amarillo, TX 100 $65,270
Longview, TX 80 $87,350
Midland, TX 60 $70,000
Tyler, TX 60 $73,030
Lubbock, TX 50 $57,580
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 40 n/a

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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