The average salary for an Entry-Level General / Operations Manager is C$56,009 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budgeting, Administration, Leadership, Budget Management, and Project Management.

C$33,730 - C$88,645
C$34K
C$56K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$56,009
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C$11.67 - C$25.78
C$12
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MEDIAN: C$15.67
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$33,730 - C$88,645  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$18,383  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$20,608  
Commission
C$195.74 - C$19,866  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$29,645 - C$88,752  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 477
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$11.67 - C$25.78  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.13 - C$10.03  
Overtime
C$15.94 - C$44.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$18,383  
   
Commission
C$195.74 - C$19,866  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$20,608  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$29,645 - C$88,752  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162

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National Average: C$50,729

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General / Operations Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

General / Operations Manager in Greater Vancouver A:
"Lead by example."
Never ask any employee to do a task that you would not do your self. When delegating, always explain why the task has to be completed. Always empower, engage and enthuse your staff. Respect is earned...but has to be returned.

General / Operations Manager in Saskatoon:
"Stay on top."
Pay attention to your staff, they are your lifeblood and will make you or break you. Do not try and be their friend always remember you ARE the boss be friendly not aloof. Lead by example and for heavens sake stay calm in all situations ..... If the world is ending ....make it look like you planned for it to end. Mistakes happen, situations spin out of control, no two days are ever going to go to plan, roll with it it's the car business. Love it , hate it it is just a business.

General / Operations Manager in Vancouver:
""Job"-"Work"-"Load""
How the job description has changed so much due to the increased work load. Don't be good at everything, you will be expected to perform even more. Learn to pace oneself, set boundaries and NEVER take work home!

General / Operations Manager in Montréal:
"On The Job Learning."
Require 100% all the time but know that Customer Service Representatives can only do the best that they can in any given moment. Gently lead the CSR's towards better diplomacy and explain the big picture. Understand that some decisions are not yours to make but you are responsible to ensure they are made and carried out. Common sense is one of your greatest assets.

General / Operations Manager in Nanaimo:
"Eyes Open."
Ask the pertinent questions regarding what is expected via a job description and get it in writing. Never assume what you heard is what is truly expected and if you have it in writing there is no guess work or gray areas.

General / Operations Manager in London:
"Go To A University."
A higher degree can help with everything, if for nothing else better self worth.

General / Operations Manager in Toronto:
"Vastness Of The Opportunities In The Industry."
Be organized, keep meetings on point and short, show appreciation to your staff every day.

Key Stats for General / Operations Manager

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
30%
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Skills That Affect General / Operations Manager Salaries

Budgeting
▲34%

Administration
▲34%

Leadership
▲26%

Budget Management
▲17%

Microsoft Office
▲11%

Project Management
▲11%


People Management
▲8%

Human Resources
▲6%

Sales Management
▲3%

National Average
C$51,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼2%

Marketing Management
▼8%

Team Leadership
▼24%

Order Inventory
▼33%

Customer Service
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 38%