The average salary for a Modeling and Simulation Analyst is $84,154.
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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 h…Read more
Modeling and Simulation Analyst Tasks
- Operate, provide instruction, and maintain various simulation model training modules.
- Collect, assemble and analyze inputs from simulation exercises.
- Test, maintain, and modify simulation databases.
- Setup, troubleshoot, and analyze modeling and simulation software.
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Popular Skills for Modeling and Simulation Analyst
Skills in Simulation, Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Matlab and Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Modeling and Simulation Analyst
An entry-level Modeling and Simulation Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,415 based on 16 salaries. An early career Modeling and Simulation Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,490 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Modeling and Simulation Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,241 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Modeling and Simulation Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,080 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $148,854.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Modeling and Simulation Analyst in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (8.8% more) and San Diego, California (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (23.6% less).
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