Entry-Level General / Operations Manager Salary

An average Entry-Level Operations Manager can expect to take home roughly $48K annually. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Entry-Level Operations Managers — as high as $12K, $15K and $20K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $25K to $78K. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Operations Managers is high. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Operations Managers (59 percent) who responded to the survey. Although more than half have medical coverage and roughly two-fifths have dental coverage, slightly less than one-half claim no health benefits at all. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,069 - $78,949
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$48K
$79K
MEDIAN: $48,040
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$9.67 - $20.36
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$0$78K
Salary $30,069 - $78,949
Bonus $99.78 - $11,885
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,823
Commission $96.09 - $19,967
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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$24,988 - $77,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,048
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.67 - $20.36
Hourly Tips $0.17 - $7.31
Overtime $12.51 - $30.83
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $99.78 - $11,885
Commission $96.09 - $19,967
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,823
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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$24,988 - $77,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,264

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General / Operations Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for General / Operations Manager


Although U-Haul International, Inc. boasts the highest average salary in town at $41K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $27K or as much as $51K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,088

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

Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Operations Managers, 31 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+28 percent), Seattle (+25 percent), New York (+17 percent), and San Diego (+17 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Portland, 3 percent below the national average.

General / Operations Manager Advice

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

General / Operations Manager in Minneapolis:
"How much you can make."
Work hard and be deligent and proffessional.

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 Birmingham:
"Working environment."
Keep looking.

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 Oneida:
"Managing hourly employees is more challenging than sales."

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 Williamsburg:
"Research."
Do your homework.

Key Stats for General / Operations Manager

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 753 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect General / Operations Manager Salaries

Project Management
▲21%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲19%

Microsoft Excel
▲11%


People Management
▲8%

Sales Management
▲7%

Human Resources
▲5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Team Leadership
▼5%

Hiring
▼8%

Scheduling
▼9%

Inventory Management
▼9%

Customer Service
▼22%

Order Inventory
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 753 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 46%
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