U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts
Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May collect and analyze data and develop decision support software, service, or products. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.
Illustrative examples: Procedure Analyst,
Broad Occupation: 15-2030 Operations Research Analysts
Minor Group: 15-2000 Mathematical Science Occupations
Major Group: 15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010