Entry-Level General / Operations Manager Salary

For Entry-Level Operations Managers, annual average wages total $47K per year. Overall incomes of Entry-Level Operations Managers — including $12K bonuses, $18K profit sharing proceeds, and $18K commissions on the more lucrative end — generally ranges between $24K and $80K. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Entry-Level Operations Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about two in five lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and nearly two in five receive dental plans. There are more male Entry-Level Operations Managers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 60 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,217 - $80,776
(Median)
$29K
$47K
$81K
MEDIAN: $47,391
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$9.08 - $20.40
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$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,217 - $80,776  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,138  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,879  
Commission
$402.68 - $18,383  
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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$24,322 - $80,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5,189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.08 - $20.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15 - $5.27  
Overtime
$11.33 - $30.79  
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 - $12,138  
   
Commission
$402.68 - $18,383  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,879  
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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$24,322 - $80,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,688
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General / Operations Manager Advice

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

General / Operations Manager in Charleston:
"This Job has a very little room for advancement."
Research the company well , understand the pay structure and inquire what their long term plan is.

General / Operations Manager in Dallas:
"How rewarding work is when you love what you do."
Be Humble, Learn what you can from them every day, take a genuine interest in their lives, what they like, how they like to be communicated with, communicate how much your appreciate what they do, praise accomplishments, learn to set goals for your self and team, provide the resources and support they need to be successful, monitor, mentor help as needed. Support the people that work for you and they will support you. Be honest, set the good example and set appropriate expectations.

General / Operations Manager in Augusta:
"Small Business."
Be prepared for a low level of organization and team awareness. Be prepare to work with those that are uneducated and are just looking for a job not a career. Be prepared to be marginalized. Be prepared to see money take the lead over safety and best practices. I could go on, but my blood pressure would suffer.

General / Operations Manager in Anacortes:
"Customer Service in the Pet industry."
Get everything in writing before accepting the job. Write copious notes when conversing with your boss or at least as soon as you are done. Keep a definitive line between you and your subordinates. Be open & available to them, friendly and considerate, but make sure they understand the difference between friend and boss. Know your value and strive to become more valuable.

General / Operations Manager in Columbus:
"In our industry I wish I would have predicted a recession."
Discover your 3 or 4 major pulse checks for the company and monitor them daily. The better your connected the better your decision making from numbers and not feelings. Proof is in the numbers.

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Skills That Affect General / Operations Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 19%

Budget Management
up arrow 17%

Human Resources
up arrow 15%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
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People Management
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Sales Management
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
$43,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Sales
up arrow 9%

Inventory Management
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Scheduling
up arrow 15%

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1168 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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