Division Operations Manager Salary

With a little under three-quarters of Division Operations Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Division Operations Managers is $79K annually and can range from $45K on the lower end to $146K per year near the higher end. In the world of Division Operations Managers, overall income ranges from $45K near the bottom to $146K at the top; this can include more than $29K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Division Operations Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,180 - $128,146
(Median)
$44K
$79K
$130K
MEDIAN: $78,703
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$11.84 - $45.56
(Median)
$12
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,180 - $128,146  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $28,845  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $15,101  
Commission
$3,052 - $16,715  
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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$45,071 - $146,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 621
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $45.56  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $56.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$493.16 - $28,845  
   
Commission
$3,052 - $16,715  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $15,101  
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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$45,071 - $146,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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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Division Operations Managers who move on to become VPs of Operations may enjoy significant pay raises, as VPs of Operations get paid an average of $122K 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 $3K and $35K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Division Operations Manager


Survey results imply that Division Operations Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Lucky workers who know Engineering Design can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 25 percent above average. People Management and Operations Management are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 9 percent and 25 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with 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 earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $59K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $68K. For Division Operations Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $87K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $97K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For Division Operations Managers, working in the bustling city of Detroit has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Division Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+22 percent) and Chicago (+20 percent). Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Denver.

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Experience Affects Division Operations Manager Salaries



National Average
$82,000



Skills That Affect Division Operations Manager Salaries

Engineering Design
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National Average
$82,000

Budget Management
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 154 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 13%