Modeling and Simulation Analyst Salary

A Modeling and Simulation Analyst earns an average salary of $78,725 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Simulation is associated with high pay for this job.

$50,797 - $103,905

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$48,738 - $101,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Modeling and Simulation Analyst

Modeling/simulation analysts create detailed virtual systems and examine how they perform. These analysts often work for defense contractors and tech companies to create possible iterations on existing technology to be tested using computer simulations. Businesses and governments will also employ modeling/simulation analysts to test new procedures, such as law enforcement and engagement protocols. The purpose of the analyst's job is to help develop safe and useful equipment and systems without heavy costs in failed development or deficits in safety.


Modeling and Simulation Analyst Tasks

  • Test, maintain, and modify simulation databases.
  • Setup, troubleshoot, and analyze modeling and simulation software.
  • Operate, provide instruction, and maintain various simulation model training modules.
  • Collect, assemble and analyze inputs from simulation exercises.

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Experience Affects Modeling and Simulation Analyst Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 10%