Division Operations Manager Salary

The majority of Division Operations Managers in the United States — two in three — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $47K to $139K per year, and the median is $79K per year. Total cash compensation to Division Operations Managers approaches anywhere from $47K on the lower end to $139K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $26K from bonuses and upwards of $14K from profit sharing. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Division Operations Managers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Division Operations Managers survey respondents are men (74 percent). The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,181 - $124,423
$45K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,126
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50%
90%

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$15.00 - $55.00
$15
$23
$55
MEDIAN: $22.99
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,181 - $124,423  
   
Bonus
$498.89 - $26,322  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,800  
Commission
$18,000  
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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$46,985 - $138,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 359
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $55.00  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $73.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$498.89 - $26,322  
   
Commission
$18,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,800  
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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$46,985 - $138,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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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Division Operations Managers often transition into VP of Operations positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, VPs of Operations earn $124K per year. The most common next step for a Division Operations Manager is to become an Operations Director or a Division General Manager. The former position pays an additional $3K per year on average, and the latter position pays $34K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Division Operations Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their 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 28 percent, 19 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Microsoft Office. Most people skilled in Operations Management are similarly competent in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Division Operations Manager

Pay by Experience for a Division Operations Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Division Operations Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 85 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Division Operations Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Division Operations Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 172 salaries. A Division Operations Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 117 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,586

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Home to some of the best pay for Division Operations Managers, Jacksonville offers exceptional salaries, 69 percent above the national average. Division Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+60 percent), San Diego (+58 percent), Minneapolis (+35 percent), and Detroit (+31 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Division Operations Manager's salary, with Fresno Division Operations Managers earning salaries that are 40 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Milwaukee (19 percent less) and Cleveland (9 percent less).

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Key Stats for Division Operations Manager

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Division Operations Manager Salaries

▲21%

▲5%

National Average
$82,000

▼8%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Division Operations Manager Salaries

Team Leadership
▲28%


Business Development
▲7%

Budget Management
▲4%

National Average
$82,000









Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%