Operations Research Manager Salary

Salaries for Operations Research Managers in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($101K) per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Male Operations Research Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$60,000 - $135,386

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$60,000 - $135,386  
   
Bonus
$582 - $15,340  
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$57,807 - $140,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Job Description for Operations Research Manager

  • Interpret experimental and product data to identify project goals and steps.
  • Track, analyze, report on, and interpret key metrics, adjusting overall strategy to improve performance.
  • Guide project research, including setting priorities and assigning staff.
  • Create and enforce safety and environmental standards.

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Operations Research Managers only report a few specific skills. Statistical Analysis and Data Analysis are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 16 percent and 13 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Research Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $81K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $103K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $114K in this role. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $111K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Operations Research Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$104,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Operations Research Manager Salaries

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 16%

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

National Average
$104,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 5%
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