General / Operations Manager with Operations Management Skills Salary

Operations Managers with Operations Management skills are often veterans in their line of work, with just over a half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $61K per year on average but can range from $34K to $122K per year. Overall compensation packages to Operations Managers with Operations Management skills range from $34K on the low end to $122K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $23K and profit sharing that approaches $39K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $30K. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in three lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and half have dental, too. There are more male Operations Managers with Operations Management skills than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 68 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,957 - $114,269
$36K
$61K
$110K
MEDIAN: $61,422
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$10.63 - $26.55
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MEDIAN: $16.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,957 - $114,269  
   
Bonus
$207.29 - $23,489  
Profit Sharing
$102.56 - $39,453  
Commission
$1,100 - $30,000  
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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$34,112 - $122,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,303
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.63 - $26.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $7.45  
Overtime
$13.50 - $35.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$207.29 - $23,489  
   
Commission
$1,100 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$102.56 - $39,453  
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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$34,112 - $122,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163

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Pay by Experience Level for General / Operations Manager

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


For many Operations Managers with Operations Management skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $47K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $61K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $72K in this role. Operations Managers with Operations Management skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $85K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,907

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

Home to some of the best pay for Operations Managers with Operations Management skills, Tucson offers exceptional salaries, 59 percent above the national average. Operations Managers with Operations Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Houston (+12 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, San Francisco is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in San Diego and Chicago also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for General / Operations Manager

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 320 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects General / Operations Manager Salaries

▲38%

▲16%

National Average
$62,000

▼2%

▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 320 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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