Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Operations Research Analysts (15-2031)

Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May collect and analyze data and develop decision support software, service, or products. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 77 77 0 2 3 5
United States 109700 137900 0.0 2900 5200 10900
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 44.37 23.10 30.32 41.44 55.33 69.39
Alaska 36.49 20.84 23.79 32.98 45.94 60.22
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 35.44 20.58 22.94 29.87 44.20 63.33

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.