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Entry-Level General / Operations Manager Salary

Entry-Level Operations Managers pull down an average of $47K annually. With bonuses occasionally running north of $12K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $19K, and a few commissions as high as $19K, total income for Entry-Level Operations Managers can range between $25K and $80K according to individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and just over two-fifths have dental, as well. More than half of Entry-Level Operations Managers (61 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, Entry-Level Operations Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,131 - $80,659
(Median)
$29K
$47K
$81K
MEDIAN: $47,135
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90%

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$9.01 - $20.43
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,131 - $80,659  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,763  
Profit Sharing
$102.29 - $19,449  
Commission
$490.16 - $18,703  
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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$24,515 - $80,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,872
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.01 - $20.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15 - $5.33  
Overtime
$11.17 - $31.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,763  
   
Commission
$490.16 - $18,703  
Profit Sharing
$102.29 - $19,449  
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).
)
$24,515 - $80,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,456
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McDonald's Corporation offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $20K, but on the other end, some employees may earn up to $47K.

General / Operations Manager Advice

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

General / Operations Manager in Georgetown:
"Management structure."
Have a set schedule for the whole management team. In my opinion we need a general manager, not to run operations per say but to teach the leadership team how to act more like a team.

General / Operations Manager in Bronx:
"Surviving in customer seRvice."
Have patience with both the customers and employees. You have to be empathetic rather than sympathetic.

General / Operations Manager in Springfield:
"Management."
Do not procrastinate. Complete projects as they come to you and take advantage of "downtime". Brainstorm with co-workers and include and evaluate others ideas.

General / Operations Manager in Hickory:
"Organization is imperative."
Focus. Put in writing the processes that need to be followed for every type of work you will be managing.

General / Operations Manager in Fort Wayne:
"Employee/ Management relations."
Anything you think you say in confidence will eventually get to the wrong person.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General / Operations Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Sales Management
up arrow 15%

Human Resources
up arrow 15%

Operations Management
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%

Inventory Management
up arrow 9%

Sales
up arrow 10%

Scheduling
up arrow 19%

Customer Service
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1245 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 38%
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