Operations Research Manager Salary

Operations Research Managers in the United States pull down an average of $100K per year. Male Operations Research Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (60 percent) are men. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most Operations Research Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$60,633 - $146,781
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$100K
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MEDIAN: $99,935
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$60,633 - $146,781  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,178  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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$61,115 - $148,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Job Description for Operations Research Manager

  • Guide project research, including setting priorities and assigning staff.
  • Create and enforce safety and environmental standards.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Operations Research Manager

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


For Operations Research Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $93K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $100K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $117K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $129K.

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Key Stats for Operations Research Manager

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Operations Research Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$101,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Operations Research Manager Salaries

Statistical Analysis
▲19%

Data Analysis
▲16%

National Average
$101,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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