Division Operations Manager Salary (United States)

Division Operations Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt—roughly two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44,325 to $136,971 per year, typical earnings come to $79,749 annually. Overall compensation packages to Division Operations Managers range from $44,325 on the low end to $136,971 on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $28K and profit sharing that approaches $15,126, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $20K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and most earn dental coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Division Operations Managers. Most Division Operations Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Division Operations Manager Salary (?
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$43,699 - $123,611
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MEDIAN: $76,772
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Division Operations Manager Salary (?
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$12.72 - $45.22
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,699 - $123,611  
   
Bonus
$503 - $27,500  
Profit Sharing
$512 - $15,126  
Commission
$1,250 - $20,000  
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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$44,325 - $136,971  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 664
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $45.22  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $55.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$503 - $27,500  
   
Commission
$1,250 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$512 - $15,126  
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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$44,325 - $136,971  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Division Operations Manager

The main role of a division operations manager is to provide leadership and a vision for growth within their company. A typical divisions operation manager oversees profit and loss responsibility, safety, development, operations, resource management, growth, teamwork, and the culture within the workplace. Through leadership, the divisions operations managers makes necessary changes to increase profit, efficiency, and/or corporate culture. The hours for these positions vary. Some division operations managers may work full time in an office setting; others may spend a substantial portion of their time traveling (requiring night and weekend work). Regardless of location, the manager spends a substantial portion of their time preparing updates, reports, and presentations for their supervisors.
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Division Operations Manager Tasks
  • Review and respond to financial statements to stay in budget and meet production goals.
  • Recruit, train, and develop staff to create a strong workforce.
  • Lead, manage, and support division staff in day-to-day and strategic activities.
  • Identify and resolve process and one-off issues related to quality, scheduling, workflow and facilities.
  • Set operational goals, track progress, and make changes to meet those goals.

Common Career Paths for Division Operations Manager

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For Division Operations Managers, career advancement usually has a positive, and rather large, impact on pay. Approaching the top of the pay scale, a VP of Operations will earn $42K more than someone not as far along in their career. Division Operations Managers typically move into roles as Operations Directors or Division General Managers, where they can expect an extra $4,830 or $37K per year.

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Popular Skills for Division Operations Manager

Division Operations Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Operations Management, Project Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 19 percent, 12 percent, 8 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Word. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Division Operations Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Division Operations Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher salaries. After five to 10 years, compensation can go from $58K to $67K. Salary comes to $86K after 10 to 20 years. After 20 years in the field, Division Operations Managers see their salaries growing more slowly, eventually averaging out to $100K. Age distribution in this workforce is quite spread out, with those with between one and nine years of experience accounting for 32 percent of the workforce, those with 10-20 making up 37 percent and those with more than two decades of experience rounding out the remaining 30 percent.

Pay Difference By Location

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Houston
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National Average
$80,000
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Division Operations Managers will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 23 percent. Division Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+18 percent) and Los Angeles (+3 percent).

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Experience Affects Division Operations Manager Salaries

National Average
$80,000

Skills That Affect Division Operations Manager Salaries

Engineering Design
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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National Average
$80,000
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%
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