General / Operations Manager with Operations Management Skills Salary

With just over a half of Operations Managers with Operations Management skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Operations Managers with Operations Management skills is $63K annually and can range from $34K on the lower end to $126K per year near the higher end. Overall cash earnings of Operations Managers with Operations Management skills stretch from $34K to $126K; the final number can encompass up to $25K each from bonuses and profit sharing, with some enjoying commissions of almost $25K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 68 percent of Operations Managers with Operations Management skills are male. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and just over a half have dental, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,437 - $117,805
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$36K
$63K
$120K
MEDIAN: $63,426
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$10.11 - $25.68
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$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.


Operations Managers with Operations Management skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $48K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $58K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $72K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $86K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,594

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

With a pay rate for Operations Managers with Operations Management skills that is 70 percent greater than the national average, Houston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. 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). The lowest-paying market is San Diego, which sits 21 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Orlando and 6 percent less in Chicago, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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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