Assistant Operations Manager Salary

Pay for Assistant Operations Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $45K annually. In the world of Assistant Operations Managers, total cash compensation ranges from $27K on the lower end to $67K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $7K and profit sharing that approaches $6K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $7K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Although just under one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Assistant Operations Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,744 - $67,786

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$10.44 - $20.72

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,744 - $67,786  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,101  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,128  
Commission
$0.00 - $6,904  
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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$27,494 - $67,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 830
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.44 - $20.72  
   
Overtime
$13.10 - $32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,101  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $6,904  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,128  
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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$27,494 - $67,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 331
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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.

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Assistant Operations Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Operations Manager. The average Operations Manager brings home $59K per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Operations Manager


Assistant Operations Managers seem to exploit a large range 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 28 percent, 20 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Training, and People Management. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Operations Manager

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


For Assistant Operations Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $38K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $47K. Assistant Operations Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $50K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

Pay Difference by Location


San Antonio offers some of the highest pay in the country for Assistant Operations Managers, 24 percent above the national average. Assistant Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+23 percent), Denver (+23 percent), Chicago (+23 percent), and Atlanta (+20 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Charlotte is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers in Phoenix and Dallas also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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What is it like working as an Assistant Operations Manager?

Assistant Operations Manager in Phoenix:
Pros: The work environment, my coworkers, and the fact that we try to help people be happier and healthier in their professional lives.
Cons: The micromanagmental of certain procedural issues.

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Experience Affects Assistant Operations Manager Salaries




National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Operations Manager Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 28%

Data Analysis
up arrow 20%


Operations Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 6%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 13%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 14%

People Management
up arrow 15%

Training
up arrow 15%

Accounting
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 219 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 22%
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