Operations Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Operations Manager is $59,281 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management and Project Management.
Operations Manager Total Pay (?
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$37,172 - $95,612
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MEDIAN: $59,281
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Operations Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.84 - $27.02
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,172 - $95,612  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,968  
Profit Sharing
$517 - $11,702  
Commission
$0.00 - $23,460  
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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$35,250 - $100,858  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25,736
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $27.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24 - $6.06  
Overtime
$13.18 - $39.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,968  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $23,460  
Profit Sharing
$517 - $11,702  
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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$35,250 - $100,858  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25,736
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Job Description for Operations Manager
  • Monitor and manage operational costs.
  • Make personnel decisions regarding hiring, compensation, promotions, discipline and termination of operational support staff in accordance with company policies.
  • Manage the day to day company or department operations.
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Operations Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Operations Manager?
Operations Manager in Columbus:
"Its A Lot Of Work."
Pros: The fact I get paid, that I have paid holidays and vacation time.
Cons: Having to fix problems caused by undependable people and co-workers not doing their share.
Operations Manager in Bakersfield:
"Great Experience."
Pros: I work for an investment group, which allows me to learn a great deal in starting and running a successful company.
Cons: Poor relation between performance and pay.
Operations Manager in Madison:
"Bowling Centers."
Pros: The atmosphere is fun. Casual. People like to come in and have a great time.
Cons: Stressful at times and can be tough to deal with many people feeling that things should be given to them.
Operations Manager in Rifle:
"Difficult."
Pros: Making things happen for the employees and customers and exceeding the expectation of the management and customers.
Cons: Zero down time - constantly working.
Operations Manager in New Town:
"Its Very Rewarding And Satisfying To Keep The Store Functioning."
Pros: Keeping shelves full for the needs of the community. I like to see team work and positive results at the end of the day.
Cons: When workers take jobs for granted and a unsanitary store.
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Experience Affects Operations Manager Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Operations Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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National Average
$59,000
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 6587 votes.
Gender
Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 20%
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