Entry-Level General / Operations Manager Salary

Entry-Level Operations Managers pull down an average of $48K annually. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Operations Managers runs from $25K to $77K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $12K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Entry-Level Operations Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 59 percent. Although just under one-half lack health benefits of any kind, slightly more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and nearly two in five get dental coverage, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,842 - $78,002
$30K
$48K
$78K
MEDIAN: $47,818
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$9.41 - $20.24
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MEDIAN: $13.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,842 - $78,002  
   
Bonus
$100.41 - $11,749  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,782  
Commission
$193.92 - $20,089  
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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$24,677 - $76,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,234
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.41 - $20.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.16 - $5.10  
Overtime
$12.48 - $31.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$100.41 - $11,749  
   
Commission
$193.92 - $20,089  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,782  
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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$24,677 - $76,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,296

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U-Haul International, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town ($41K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $27K to $51K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,864

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Operations Managers that is 31 percent greater than the national average, Los Angeles offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+28 percent), Seattle (+26 percent), New York (+17 percent), and San Diego (+17 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
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 676 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
▲19%

Microsoft Excel
▲12%


People Management
▲9%

Sales Management
▲8%

Human Resources
▲5%

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 676 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 46%
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