Salary can be a strong indicator of overall career satisfaction.
After graduation, operations research graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $140,169, while the bottom 20% make closer to $37,567. The median grad salary is $72,566.
Operations Research graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in operations research is $64,322, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $73,188.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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