Entry-Level General / Operations Manager Salary

An average Entry-Level Operations Manager can expect to take home roughly $48K per year. Overall incomes of Entry-Level Operations Managers — including $13K bonuses, $16K profit sharing proceeds, and $25K commissions on the more lucrative end — generally ranges between $24K and $78K. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Entry-Level Operations Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Although slightly more than half have medical coverage and more than a third have dental coverage, slightly less than one-half claim no health benefits at all. Men working as Entry-Level Operations Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,576 - $79,684
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$48K
$80K
MEDIAN: $47,604
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$9.37 - $20.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,576 - $79,684  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $12,848  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,560  
Commission
$197.27 - $24,613  
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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$24,479 - $78,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,247
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.37 - $20.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15 - $5.14  
Overtime
$12.44 - $31.12  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$100.67 - $12,848  
   
Commission
$197.27 - $24,613  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,560  
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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$24,479 - $78,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,249
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U-Haul International, Inc. does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $41K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $27K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $51K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,737

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

For Entry-Level Operations Managers, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 32 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+29 percent), Seattle (+26 percent), New York (+18 percent), and San Diego (+18 percent). Falling short of the national average by 2 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Portland.

General / Operations Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

General / Operations Manager in Denver:
`"$Average pay for like job responsibilities."`
I am responsible for the day to day of managing of 47 people.

General / Operations Manager in Crescent City:
`"$Always busy."`
Live and die by the sword your phone will be your new best friend , don't let reps push you around for more space.

General / Operations Manager in Portland:
`"$Enterprise management rarely knows what it needs."`
Have no opinions. Using the W's to make an assessment of the: *job requirements of key subordinate personnel. *risk - safety, property, environment. *work rules - all personnel. *security - facilities, inventories, vehicles. *interaction requirements with peers - and professional staff. *validity of the business calendar and ensure all critical reporting to/from are noted with advanced prompting, all events. *save for safety and regulatory compliance most non-threat items requiring change can be done most effectively - incrementally. *Listen, Listen, Listen and take notes to post on a personal to do board.

General / Operations Manager in Slidell:
`"$Potable Water Industry."`
Know that government entities will constantly strive to increase regulations and compliance in this industry without funding.

General / Operations Manager in Charleston:
`"$This Job has a very little room for advancement."`
Research the company well , understand the pay structure and inquire what their long term plan is.

General / Operations Manager in Dallas:
`"$How rewarding work is when you love what you do."`
Be Humble, Learn what you can from them every day, take a genuine interest in their lives, what they like, how they like to be communicated with, communicate how much your appreciate what they do, praise accomplishments, learn to set goals for your self and team, provide the resources and support they need to be successful, monitor, mentor help as needed. Support the people that work for you and they will support you. Be honest, set the good example and set appropriate expectations.

General / Operations Manager in Augusta:
`"$Small Business."`
Be prepared for a low level of organization and team awareness. Be prepare to work with those that are uneducated and are just looking for a job not a career. Be prepared to be marginalized. Be prepared to see money take the lead over safety and best practices. I could go on, but my blood pressure would suffer.

Key Stats for General / Operations Manager

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 623 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
25%
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Skills That Affect General / Operations Manager Salaries

Project Management
▲22%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲20%

Microsoft Excel
▲12%


People Management
▲9%

Sales Management
▲8%

Human Resources
▲6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲1%

National Average
$43,000

Team Leadership
▼4%

Scheduling
▼8%

Hiring
▼8%

Inventory Management
▼9%

Customer Service
▼21%

Order Inventory
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 623 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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