Business Operations Manager Salary

Cisco Systems Inc is a desirable employer for Business Operations Managers where the median salary comes in around $157K, beating the field's national median of $71K per year. Other leaders in compensation levels are Intel Corporation at $143K, Microsoft Corp at $115K, and EMC Corporation, where Business Operations Managers annually earn $82K.

$44,013 - $113,078
$44K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,304
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$13.68 - $31.12
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MEDIAN: $19.24
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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,013 - $113,078  
   
Bonus
$494.68 - $20,222  
Profit Sharing
$3.86 - $12,304  
Commission
$511 - $14,681  
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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$40,606 - $121,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,263
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.68 - $31.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$21.49 - $43.85  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$494.68 - $20,222  
   
Commission
$511 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$3.86 - $12,304  
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).
)
$40,606 - $121,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Business Operations Manager

Business operations managers are responsible for overseeing the daily operations of a business and ensuring that everything is running smoothly. This position can be mentally demanding, as they must be able to handle any problems that arise without constant supervision.

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Business Operations Manager Tasks

  • Devise strategies for improvement throughout different departments such as human resources, finance, and accounting.
  • Set the rules, regulations and processes for employees and participate in the financial decisions of the company.
  • Identify, plan and develop strategies and processes for the common daily operations of a business to ensure the financial needs and goals of a company are met.

Common Career Paths for Business Operations Manager


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Business Operations Managers who advance into the role of a VP of Operations are fairly uncommon. VPs of Operations on average earn $124K per year. Business Operations Managers typically move into roles as Directors of Operations or Business Operations Directors, and those positions pay $17K more and $18K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Business Operations Manager


Business Operations Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Business Analysis, Project Management, Process Improvement, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 13 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Human Resources, Accounting, and Microsoft Word. It is often found that people who know Operations Management are also skilled in Budget Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Operations Manager

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $62K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $74K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $79K. Business Operations Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,380

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Business Operations Managers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 49 percent above the national average. Business Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+42 percent), Boston (+31 percent), Austin (+28 percent), and Washington (+25 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Atlanta. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Portland (7 percent lower) and Denver (4 percent lower).

Business Operations Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Business Operations Manager?

Business Operations Manager in Minneapolis:
`"$My position aligns with my future growth."`
Pros: Perks, work flexibility, Variation of work, hub of information, communication, part of leadership.
Cons: Not being on-site to hear "hallway" conversations as well as building virtual relationships. My team is offshore and I'm unable to travel there to meet them in person.

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Key Stats for Business Operations Manager

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 182 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Business Operations Manager Salaries

▲11%

▲11%

▲3%

National Average
$71,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Business Operations Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 182 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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