General / Operations Manager with Operations Management Skills Salary

Operations Managers with Operations Management skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and a little over a half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $63K annually, but may range from $34K to $126K per year. Cash earnings for Operations Managers with Operations Management skills — including $25K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds and $25K in commissions at the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $34K to approximately $126K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 68 percent of Operations Managers with Operations Management skills are male. Most Operations Managers with Operations Management skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and just over a half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,437 - $117,805
(Median)
$36K
$63K
$120K
MEDIAN: $63,426
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$10.11 - $25.68
(Median)
$10
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,437 - $117,805  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,485  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $25,949  
Commission
$496.65 - $25,403  
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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$34,480 - $126,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,748
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $25.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15 - $7.34  
Overtime
$0.01 - $37.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,485  
   
Commission
$496.65 - $25,403  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $25,949  
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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$34,480 - $126,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 223
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Pay by Experience Level for General / Operations Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Operations Managers with Operations Management skills. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $48K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $58K on average. Operations Managers with Operations Management skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $72K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $86K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,594

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For those looking to make money, Operations Managers with Operations Management skills in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 70 percent above the national average. Operations Managers with Operations Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+45 percent), Dallas (+32 percent), New York (+29 percent), and Los Angeles (+27 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with San Diego Operations Managers with Operations Management skills earning much less — 21 percent less — than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Chicago (12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects General / Operations Manager Salaries



National Average
$64,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 481 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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