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Operations Research Manager Salary

The average Operations Research Manager in the United States earns approximately $95K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Operations Research Managers making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Most Operations Research Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$55,738 - $125,876
MEDIAN: $95,307

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$55,738 - $125,876  
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$52,357 - $132,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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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. Most notably, facility with Statistical Analysis and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent and 20 percent, respectively.

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Experience Affects Operations Research Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Operations Research Manager Salaries

Statistical Analysis
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


46 %
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 5%