A big portion of take-home pay for Division Operations Managers — approximately one-third, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $83K. Total cash compensation to Division Operations Managers approaches anywhere from $47K on the lower end to $138K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $27K from bonuses and upwards of $13K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Division Operations Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction for Division Operations Managers is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,162 - $124,902
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MEDIAN: $79,781
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,162 - $124,902  
   
Bonus
$509 - $26,842  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,766  
Commission
$26,500  
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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$46,739 - $138,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 380
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $55.00  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $73.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$509 - $26,842  
   
Commission
$26,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,766  
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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$46,739 - $138,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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

  • Oversee branch managers' efforts to increase employee productivity and ensure employee safety.
  • Supervise division operations staff, provide training, assign tasks, and monitor performance.
  • Implement and enforce corporate directives and policies within the division.
  • Manage the activities and processes of a division of a company, working to improve efficiency and increase revenue.
  • Set operational goals, track progress, and make changes to meet those goals.

Common Career Paths for Division Operations Manager


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Many Division Operations Managers move into a VP of Operations role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $123K per year. It is quite typical for Division Operations Managers to transition into roles as Operations Directors or Division General Managers, where reported median earnings are $2K and $33K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Division Operations Manager


Survey results imply that Division Operations Managers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Team Leadership, Engineering Design, and Business Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 21 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word. Most people experienced in Operations Management also know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Division Operations Manager

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Division Operations Managers. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $67K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $75K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $86K in this role. Professionals boasting more than two decades of experience also boast a six-figure median salary of $101K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,567

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

Jacksonville is home to an above-average pay rate for Division Operations Managers, 65 percent higher than the national average. Division Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+57 percent), Minneapolis (+33 percent), Detroit (+29 percent), and Chicago (+27 percent). Columbus, Milwaukee, and Cleveland — each tucked away in the Midwest — report salaries below the national rate for Division Operations Managers, labeling the region an undesirable location for those looking to make more money in this profession. Milwaukee and Cleveland are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 21 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Division Operations Manager

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Division Operations Manager Salaries



National Average
$83,000



Skills That Affect Division Operations Manager Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 27%

Engineering Design
up arrow 21%

Business Development
up arrow 5%

Budget Management
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National Average
$83,000








Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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