The majority of Operations Managers with Operations Management skills — slightly more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $34K to $123K per year, and the median is $62K per year. Total cash incomes of Operations Managers with Operations Management skills run from $34K to $123K, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $24K, profit sharing that reaches $42K, and some commissions of nearly $30K. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and half have dental, too. Most Operations Managers with Operations Management skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The majority of Operations Managers with Operations Management skills (69 percent) survey respondents are male. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$36,139 - $114,376
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MEDIAN: $61,696
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$10.11 - $26.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,139 - $114,376  
   
Bonus
$241.69 - $24,363  
Profit Sharing
$102.56 - $41,537  
Commission
$1,174 - $30,201  
Total Pay (?
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$34,483 - $122,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $26.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $7.45  
Overtime
$15.03 - $39.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$241.69 - $24,363  
   
Commission
$1,174 - $30,201  
Profit Sharing
$102.56 - $41,537  
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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$34,483 - $122,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $47K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $60K. For Operations Managers with Operations Management skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $72K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $86K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,366

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

Tucson is home to an above-average pay rate for Operations Managers with Operations Management skills, 58 percent higher than the national average. Operations Managers with Operations Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+28 percent), Atlanta (+16 percent), Houston (+16 percent), and Los Angeles (+15 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Operations Managers with Operations Management skills in San Francisco earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. San Diego and Chicago are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects General / Operations Manager Salaries



National Average
$62,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 316 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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