How much does an Operations Research Scientist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Operations Research Scientist in the United States is $43 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $38 and $47. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Rockhammer Talent Solutions - Reston , VA
... operational analysis related to their technical work. Our Reston office employs mathematicians ... MS or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Physics or Operations Research
ZipRecruiter - 16 days ago
National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Charlottesville , VA
... Operation Center in Socorro, NM or the Albuquerque, NM Office may also be a possibility ... The successful applicant will work with the ngVLA Project Scientist to facilitate and enable ...
Snagajob - 55 days ago
Genworth - Richmond , VA
Master's or PhD degree in a mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science, operations research, or technical discipline or equivalent * 2+ years of experiences in insurance and financial ...
Genworth - 38 days ago
DCS Corp - Langley , VA
... research, develop, implement, and test established programmatic and quantitative methods to find ... analysis to identify operations or intelligence questions by internal and external customers
Monster - 11 days ago
Trillion Technology Solutions - Reston , VA
DevSecOps and CI/CD Automation technologies (Jenkins, CircleCI, AWS Code Pipeline, Azure DevOps ... Capability and experience to research and find leading/bleeding edge technical solutions
Monster - 3 days ago
Human Resources Research Organization - Alexandria , VA
The Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO), a non-profit national leader in workforce ... Interest in attacking operational problems related to the measurement of human capabilities in ...
ZipRecruiter - 39 days ago
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