Division Operations Manager Salary

Division Operations Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent close to two-thirds of Division Operations Managers. Salaries average out to around $80K per year and spread from $46K to $146K per year. Overall cash earnings for Division Operations Managers stretch from $46K on the lower end to $146K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $28K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Division Operations Managers. Most Division Operations Managers survey respondents are men (77 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$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 (?
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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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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 $123K per year. A common career progression for a Division Operations Manager is to become an Operations Director or a Division General Manager. Compared to Division Operations Managers, the first group earns $2K more on average, and the second group earns $36K more.

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Popular Skills for Division Operations Manager


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. 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. Most people who know Project Management also know Microsoft Excel. Those educated in Operations Management tend to be well versed in 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.


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. On average, Division Operations Managers make $89K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $96K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,706

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

For Division Operations Managers, working in the bustling city of San Diego has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Division Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in 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 pay around 17 percent less in Charlotte and 12 percent less in Cleveland, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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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