An average Operations Project Manager with Budget Management skills can expect to take home roughly $73K annually. Cash earnings for Operations Project Managers with Budget Management skills — which occasionally include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $14K from profit sharing — stretch from around $46K to approximately $115K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Operations Project Managers with Budget Management skills. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Operations Project Managers with Budget Management skills making up 51 percent of survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$46,441 - $108,393
(Median)
$46K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,888
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$14.42 - $55.18
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$14
$25
$55
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,441 - $108,393  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,733  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,500  
Commission
$7,800  
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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$46,038 - $114,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 450
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.42 - $55.18  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $57.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,733  
   
Commission
$7,800  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,500  
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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$46,038 - $114,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Operations

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $62K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $77K. On average, Operations Project Managers with Budget Management skills make $88K following one to two decades on the job. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $87K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,542

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Operations Project Managers with Budget Management skills, 47 percent higher than the national average. Operations Project Managers with Budget Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+24 percent), Denver (+20 percent), Houston (+15 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). With compensation 19 percent below the national average, Seattle is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Minneapolis and Boston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 18 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Operations Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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