An Operations Engineer earns an average salary of $71,483 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft SQL Server, Engineering Design, and Project Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Operations Engineer Total Pay (?
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$48,970 - $109,470
(Median)
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90K
110K
MEDIAN: $71,483
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Operations Engineer Total Pay (?
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$13.66 - $45.00
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,970 - $109,470  
   
Bonus
$15.21 - $15,172  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $30,410  
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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$47,736 - $116,327  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 362
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.66 - $45.00  
   
Overtime
$5.14 - $71.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$15.21 - $15,172  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $30,410  
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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$47,736 - $116,327  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 362
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Job Description for Operations Engineer
Operations engineers direct and perform tasks related to solving operational issues within their organization. They analyze and design operations that will improve work flow, handle equipment layout, and help ensure accident prevention. Operations engineers also lead training programs for employees, process cycle times and production records, and help with cost control and reduction. They are also tasked with planning, designing, and modifying current and future designs for facility and equipment layouts. Additionally, these engineers must monitor process changes after their implementation, making changes and offering additional suggestions for improvement as required. Operations engineers' hours may vary depending on the needs of their company; however, they often work during regular business hours. They often divide their time between an office and their organization's production plant.
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Operations Engineer Tasks
  • Lead cost savings, cleanliness, quality, or other initiatives.
  • Document existing operational processes, equipment, and processes.
  • Support and design technical operations, including physical layout of equipment.
  • Coordinate and negotiate between involved parties to meet goals.
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Pay by Experience Level for Operations Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Seattle
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New York
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Pittsburgh
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San Jose
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Austin
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Houston
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Fort Worth
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National Average
$73,000
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Experience Affects Operations Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$73,000

Skills That Affect Operations Engineer Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 27%
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National Average
$73,000
Python
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Operations Management
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Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 8%
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