Entry-Level Operations Manager Salary
Entry-Level Operations Managers can expect to earn an average of $52K annually. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Operations Managers vary widely between $30K and $80K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men working as Entry-Level Operations Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 59 percent. Most Entry-Level Operations Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — around one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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Entry-Level Operations Managers fill the offices of leading firms Amazon.com Inc, FedEx Ground, Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), and PetSmart Inc. For Entry-Level Operations Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Amazon.com Inc; in fact, average earnings are around $74K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($56K versus $119K) is great. Also paying near the top of the field are The Home Depot Inc. at $72K, Target Corporation at $72K, and Uber Technologies, Inc., where Entry-Level Operations Managers annually earn $68K.
The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Office Depot, Inc., where the median salary is just $30K — less than half of the top paying company's rate. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. at $33K, and LA Fitness where $39K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Operations Managers there earn up to $53K.
Pay Difference by Location
Entry-Level Operations Managers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 24 percent. Entry-Level Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+19 percent), New York (+16 percent), Washington (+11 percent), and Boston (+11 percent).