Entry-Level General / Operations Manager Salary

The average Entry-Level Operations Manager earns approximately $47K annually. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $12K, $19K, and $19K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Operations Managers can bottom out near $24K or top out at around $80K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly two in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and just over two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 61 percent of Entry-Level Operations Managers are male. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Operations Managers is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,107 - $80,559

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$8.99 - $20.44

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,107 - $80,559  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,664  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $19,202  
Commission
$401.34 - $18,703  
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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$24,397 - $80,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,929
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.99 - $20.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15 - $5.39  
Overtime
$10.68 - $31.19  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,664  
   
Commission
$401.34 - $18,703  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $19,202  
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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$24,397 - $80,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,523
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McDonald's Corporation offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $20K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $17K and $47K.

General / Operations Manager Advice

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

General / Operations Manager in Dallas:
"How to learn each day."
Pay attention to your employees. Trust but verify. When something just doesn't seem right, there is a high chance something isn't right. Start looking.

General / Operations Manager in Las Vegas:
"Hard work, dedication, passion for working with young people."
Focus on growth and providing the highest level of service across the board for all staff and members you are providing the service for. Make sure you are hard working and you set the example.

General / Operations Manager in Marietta:
"Strive to be better."
The management of people can be a daunting task. It's not like managing say inventory or numbers, people are capable of change and do change. Your job as a general manager is to guide that process in the right direction. Always push people forward, never hold them back and your company will benefit.

General / Operations Manager in Memphis:
"Beginning Advice at Chemical Company."
There is unlimited growth potential if you play your cards right.

General / Operations Manager in Georgetown:
"Management structure."
Have a set schedule for the whole management team. In my opinion we need a general manager, not to run operations per say but to teach the leadership team how to act more like a team.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General / Operations Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 19%

Human Resources
up arrow 15%

Sales Management
up arrow 14%

Operations Management
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People Management
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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National Average
$43,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Inventory Management
up arrow 9%

Sales
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Scheduling
up arrow 19%

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1156 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 39%
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