Operations Research Analyst
|Overview:||Operations research analysts use math and statistical techniques to evaluate & choose the effective business operating methods. They focus on a wide range of problems including scheduling of operations, forecasting, resource allocation, product mix and product distributions systems.|
|Duties:||Analyze different methods that an organization plans, produces and sells or distributes their products & services to customers. They identify ways to measure efficiency of these methods.
They conduct mathematical and statistical analyses with computers and compare different business operating methods in terms of quantity and quality of the goods and services produced.
They identify and propose new methods for getting a job done that can result in cost savings, higher productivity, greater accuracy and quality.
They recommend to an organization's management the changes that should be made in the organization's operations and processes in order to stay competitive and keep up with new technology.
A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing)
|Job Outlook:||Employment in this field is projected to grow 14% or higher from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than the average projected growth for all occupations.|
|Salary Range (National Average):||$42,000 to $48,000|
|Education Level:||Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.|
|Additional Training/Education:||Employers strongly prefer applicants with at least a master's degree in operations management science. Courses in computer sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics and experimental design are essential.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.