The average salary for a Modeling and Simulation Analyst is $80,487 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. 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.

$53,255 - $101,611
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MEDIAN: $80,486
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,255 - $101,611  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,082  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$50,152 - $100,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.85  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,082  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,152 - $100,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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.

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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

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Modeling and Simulation Analyst Salaries

Simulation
up arrow 10%

National Average
$78,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Matlab
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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