Division Operations Manager Salary

Division Operations Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent roughly two-thirds of Division Operations Managers. Salaries average out to around $80K annually and spread from $46K to $146K per year. Total cash compensation to Division Operations Managers bottoms out near $46K and approaches $146K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $28K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Division Operations Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,997 - $129,313
(Median)
$45K
$80K
$130K
MEDIAN: $80,067
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$12.16 - $46.21
(Median)
$12
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,997 - $129,313  
   
Bonus
$246.58 - $28,383  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $15,000  
Commission
$15,484  
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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$46,030 - $146,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 613
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $46.21  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $55.23  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$246.58 - $28,383  
   
Commission
$15,484  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $15,000  
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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$46,030 - $146,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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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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 $36K higher 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 and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows Operating System General Use, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Microsoft Excel. For most people, competency in Operations Management indicates knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel. Most people skilled in Project Management are similarly competent in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Division Operations Manager

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


Division Operations Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $64K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $77K. Division Operations Managers see a median salary of $89K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $96K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,706

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

San Diego is home to an above-average pay rate for Division Operations Managers, 56 percent higher than the national average. Division Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+33 percent), Detroit (+29 percent), Atlanta (+19 percent), and Chicago (+18 percent). The lowest-paying market is Milwaukee, which sits 20 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers in Charlotte and Cleveland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (17 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

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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 29%

Engineering Design
up arrow 10%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Budget Management
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$83,000





Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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