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List of Industries Employing Operations Research Analysts

The following industries employ Operations Research Analysts ,  SOC Code  15-2031  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Master's degree  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 1,300 2,300 1,000
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 1,100 1,800 700
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 700 900 200
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 500 500 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 400 500 100
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 300 300 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 300 300 0
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519000 ) 300 600 300
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 300 500 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 200 300 100
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 200 300 100
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 200 200 0
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 100 200 100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 100 100 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 100 200 100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 100 100 0

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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