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Assistant Operations Manager Salary

The average Assistant Operations Manager in the United States earns approximately $45K annually. Compensation ranges from $27K on the lower end to $68K per year on the higher end. In the world of Assistant Operations Managers, overall income ranges from $27K near the bottom to $68K at the top; this can include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. While some workers in this profession — nearly one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Operations Managers. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$30,657 - $68,000
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MEDIAN: $44,849
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,657 - $68,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,228  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,861  
Commission
$0.00 - $203.47  
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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$27,414 - $67,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 644
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $20.95  
   
Overtime
$11.76 - $33.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,228  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $203.47  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,861  
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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$27,414 - $67,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 250
United States (change)

Job Description for Assistant Operations Manager

An assistant operations manager takes the place of the operations manager when necessary and are accountable for maintaining the correct operation of the business in the absence of the operations manager. They generally perform hands-on operations work and handle the administrative responsibilities of the business. They also try to improve the operations of the business by giving effective, actionable feedback to the operations manager. Assistant operations managers must be detail-oriented and stay on task, as well as efficient in scheduling and able to manage the operations manager's calendar of events.

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Assistant Operations Manager Tasks

  • Monitor, evaluate, and report on budget, costs and income.
  • Handle routine tasks and customer problems and escalate unusual or high priority items.
  • Audit and place orders for equipment, supplies and materials.
  • Manage daily activities, including staffing, scheduling, and customer interactions.
  • Coach and train employees and staff.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Operations Manager


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Assistant Operations Managers' salaries can rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Operations Manager. Operations Managers get paid an average $58K per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Operations Manager


Assistant Operations Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Budget Management, Data Analysis, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 32 percent, 20 percent, and 17 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounting, Training, and People Management. Most people who know Customer Service also know Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Operations Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Assistant Operations Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $38K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $46K. Assistant Operations Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $49K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Assistant Operations Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $53K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Assistant Operations Managers that is 42 percent greater than the national average, Atlanta offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Assistant Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+40 percent), Denver (+34 percent), San Francisco (+28 percent), and Chicago (+20 percent). Falling short of the national average by 20 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Phoenix. Below-median salaries also turn up in Charlotte and Portland (18 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Assistant Operations Manager Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Operations Manager Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 32%

Data Analysis
up arrow 20%


Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 9%

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 8%

People Management
up arrow 14%

Training
up arrow 15%

Accounting
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 21%