Operations Support Specialist Salary (United States)

An Operations Support Specialist earns an average salary of $43,281 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Operations Support Specialist Salary (?
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$30,974 - $67,198
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MEDIAN: $43,280
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Operations Support Specialist Salary (?
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$12.08 - $23.59
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,974 - $67,198  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,237  
Profit Sharing
$352.35 - $5,106  
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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$28,514 - $64,282  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 818
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $23.59  
   
Overtime
$15.22 - $36.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,237  
   
Profit Sharing
$352.35 - $5,106  
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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$28,514 - $64,282  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 559
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Job Description for Operations Support Specialist

The operations support specialist position requires different skills depending on the company and position. Potential responsibilities include accounting, scheduling, and other bookkeeping; several universal responsibilities are the ability to type quickly and accurately, a basic knowledge of computers and software relevant to the position, and the ability to adapt to new software quickly. The tasks handed to an operation support specialist can change even throughout the day. Operation support specialists often work under executives and perform any duties that are needed for smooth business operations. Some of these tasks may involve delegating or communicating information to other parties; good communication skills and the ability to rapidly record information verbatim are important.
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Operations Support Specialist Tasks
  • Monitor for problems, taking immediate action where possible and escalating when required.
  • Interact with clients, resolve problems, and provide information.
  • Perform, organize, and streamline operational tasks to reduce the potential for errors.
  • Provide technical assistance to clients and staff.

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Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco
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Washington
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Chicago
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Seattle
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Dallas
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Houston
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Denver
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Atlanta
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Boston
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Phoenix
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National Average
$40,000
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Experience Affects Operations Support Specialist Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Operations Support Specialist Salaries

National Average
$40,000
Data Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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Customer Service
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Data Processing
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Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%
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