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Operations Research Analysts in Washington

Considering a career as an Operations Research Analyst in Washington?

22.5% Jobs Projection
$91,840 Median Salary
300 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Operations Research Analysts Work in Washington?

In Washington, there were 2,890 people working as Operations Research Analysts in the year 2018.

There were 2,950 Operations Research Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Operations Research Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 22.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 27.5%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 300 annual job openings, and 4,190 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 Washington?

In 2018 wages for Operations Research Analysts ranged from $59,380 to $129,250 with $91,840 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.55 to $62.14. The median hourly rate was $44.15.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $42.21 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.94.

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


Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,440 $95,920
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,010 $82,030
Kennewick-Richland, WA 60 $65,790
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 50 $70,250

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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