Career Attributes

  • $73,381
  • 114,000
  • 2.9
  • 27.5%
  • Statistics And Decision Science
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Operations Research Analyst Ratings

Blended Rating

A weighted average of CareerExplorer’s five component ratings, approximating the overall satisfaction of a career.
Source: CareerExplorer

Skills Utilization Rating

3.0
SCORE
221
RATINGS
Skill utilization rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt their skills were put to use in the career.

Meaning Rating

2.6
SCORE
193
RATINGS
Meaning rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt that their career gave their life purpose and meaning.

Overall Rating

2.8
SCORE
233
RATINGS
Overall rating measures a user's general sentiment about their career. Not to be confused with Blended Rating which is CareerExplorer's measure of their overall satsifaction.

Fit Rating

3.6
SCORE
220
RATINGS
Fit rating measures a user's sense of how well their personality fit with their career. Examples of personality traits include leadership, extraversion, and persistence.

Interest Rating

3.4
SCORE
223
RATINGS
Interest rating measures the degree to which users found the subject matter of their work interesting.

Uninformed Interest

2.5
SCORE
23347
RATINGS
The interest rating given by people who have not worked in this career.

Work Environment Rating

3.4
SCORE
221
RATINGS
Work environment includes career characteristics such as working hours, organizational structure, and working conditions.

Salary Rating

3.3
SCORE
195
RATINGS
Salary rating measures whether they felt that they were compensated fairly for their work in the career.

Operations Research Analyst Demographics

Career Maturity

Career maturity is a measure of where a career falls on a typical user’s career path. For instance, restaurant work is often an early career for people that leads to other careers. Medical Doctors, on the other hand, tend to be terminal careers.
Source: CareerExplorer

Employment Type Mix

The distribution of full- and part-time employees in this career.
Source: CareerExplorer

91%
Full-Time
9%
Part-Time

Ethnic Minority Mix

Based on self reported ethnicity. Persons who identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

41%
18%
14%
13%
7%
5%
1%
White
East Asian
South Asian
Black or African American
Other
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Actual Gender Mix

The distribution of men and women employed in this career in 2014.
Source: CareerExplorer Data ().

40%
Men
60%
Women

Gender Mix By Likes

The distribution of positive career likes by men and women on CareerExplorer. Four or Five star career ratings are inferred as Likes.
Source: CareerExplorer

69%
Men
31%
Women

Discrimination Score

A number between -100 and +100 that measures how much a career discriminates against men or women. The CareerExplorer Implied Discrimination Quotient (IDQ) compares a career’s actual gender mix to its likes by gender to determine how closely actual job placements mirror gender preferences.
Source: CareerExplorer