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Division Operations Manager Salary

Division Operations Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and a little under three-quarters have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $78K per year, but may range from $45K to $146K per year. Cash earnings for Division Operations Managers — which occasionally include more than $27K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $45K to approximately $146K. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Division Operations Managers who answered the questionnnaire. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$44,435 - $128,192
(Median)
$44K
$78K
$130K
MEDIAN: $78,434
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$11.92 - $45.46
(Median)
$12
$25
$45
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$44,435 - $128,192  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $26,500  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $14,950  
Commission
$3,000 - $16,000  
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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$45,182 - $145,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 623
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $45.46  
   
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 - $26,500  
   
Commission
$3,000 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $14,950  
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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$45,182 - $145,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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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Advancing into a VP of Operations role seems to be a popular career move for Division Operations Managers, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income 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 $36K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Division Operations Manager


Survey results show that Division Operations Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Engineering Design, Operations Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 7 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $60K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $69K on average. On average, Division Operations Managers make $86K following one to two decades on the job. Division Operations Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $96K.

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 (+23 percent) and Chicago (+20 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Division Operations Managers is geography, with workers in Milwaukee earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Division Operations Manager Salaries



National Average
$81,000



Skills That Affect Division Operations Manager Salaries

Engineering Design
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People Management
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National Average
$81,000

Budget Management
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%
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