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General / Operations Manager Salary (United States)

A General / Operations Manager earns an average salary of $60,251 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management, Sales Management, and Project Management.
General / Operations Manager Salary (?
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$34,507 - $111,731
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MEDIAN: $60,251
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General / Operations Manager Salary (?
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$9.74 - $25.57
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,507 - $111,731  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,869  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $20,190  
Commission
$402.68 - $28,077  
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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$30,866 - $119,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17,443
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $25.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24 - $6.19  
Overtime
$12.02 - $38.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,869  
   
Commission
$402.68 - $28,077  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $20,190  
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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$30,866 - $119,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,612
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Job Description for General / Operations Manager

General/operations managers are responsible for maintaining a business. They work in tandem with location personnel and upper management to ensure the functions of the business and service delivery. A general manager oversees everything from the cleanliness of a location to the inventory that comes in, is sold or delivered. They are responsible for cash deposits and safe maintenance.
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General / Operations Manager Tasks
  • Develop and implement the operating budget, health and safety management plans, and operational improvements.
  • Develop and lead the operations team.
  • Monitor support functions and provide direction for store management.

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General / Operations Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a General / Operations Manager?
General / Operations Manager in New York:
"You get to do a little bit of everything."
Pros: Project management and making sure everything happens. Being in control of all the moving parts to ensure that things move forward.
Cons: Lots of responsibility and when things fail it's on your shoulders. People look to you for guidance and you don't always have the answers.
General / Operations Manager in Lynn:
"My Job."
Pros: The people and staff are always friendly.
Cons: I do not approve of the micro management and high school mentality.
General / Operations Manager in Houston:
"Stress Level."
Pros: Flexible hours and I'm able to make my own schedule. Friendly work environment. Easy.
Cons: Stressful. Not as many responsibilities as I would like. No room for growth. Owner is absent most of the time and does not listen to new ideas.
General / Operations Manager in Chesterfield:
"Busy And A Lot Of Work To Do."
Pros: Decorating cakes. The employees are nice some. Its close to my house. Quit most of the time.
Cons: Can't get a hold of the owners at times. Keep telling the owners over and over to come fix stuff and they don't. Pay is small.
General / Operations Manager in Wilmington:
"The Adventure Of Learning New Skills And Polishing Others."
Pros: The continual diversity of tasks keeps one completely on your toes, encouraging the development of new skill sets and leadership abilities.
Cons: The sway in work load throughout the calendar year.

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Experience Affects General / Operations Manager Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect General / Operations Manager Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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National Average
$59,000
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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People Management
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 4808 votes.

Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 27%