The average Assistant Operations Manager in the United States earns approximately $46K per year. Total incomes of Assistant Operations Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $7K from bonuses and close to $5K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $28K and $67K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by tenure and the individual firm. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, slightly less than a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Assistant Operations Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Assistant Operations Managers (51 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,069 - $68,847
$32K
$46K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,357
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$11.47 - $20.71
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,069 - $68,847  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,406  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,842  
Commission
$2,150  
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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$28,062 - $67,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 653
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $20.71  
   
Overtime
$16.35 - $31.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,406  
   
Commission
$2,150  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,842  
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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$28,062 - $67,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 299

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Assistant Operations Manager


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Assistant Operations Managers do not often transition into Operations Manager roles. The role averages $59K per year. More often than not, an Operations Manager role is the next step for Assistant Operations Managers moving up in the field. Operations Managers usually make $59K per year. Many other Assistant Operations Managers choose to take on an Office Manager role, where salaries are typically $38K.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Operations Manager


Survey takers working as Assistant Operations Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Budget Management, Human Resources, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 11 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Those listing People Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Accounting and Payroll Administration also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in 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.


For Assistant Operations Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $39K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $48K. Assistant Operations Managers see a median salary of $51K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $52K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,490

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For Assistant Operations Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 28 percent greater than the national average. Assistant Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+22 percent), San Antonio (+18 percent), Las Vegas (+18 percent), and New York (+10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Denver, 14 percent below the national average. Workers in Colorado Springs and Los Angeles earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 8 percent less, respectively).

Assistant Operations Manager Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Assistant Operations Manager

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.
049
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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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 26%



Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 6%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$42,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%


Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 8%

Training
up arrow 17%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 19%

People Management
up arrow 20%

Accounting
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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