Mid-Career Sr. Operations Manager Salary

Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers take home an average $83K per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers — which occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $18K from profit sharing — stretch from around $58K to approximately $130K. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers. Male Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (61 percent) are men. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$56,644 - $123,360
MEDIAN: $83,095

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Salary $56,644 - $123,360
Bonus $1,267 - $19,577
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $17,500
Commission $16,000
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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).
$57,962 - $130,416
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 366

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,804

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

Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 27 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+18 percent), Atlanta (+13 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Boston (+7 percent). Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers in Los Angeles earn salaries far below the national average by 24 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Phoenix and Chicago are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 14 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Sr. Operations Manager


39 %
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Sr. Operations Manager Salaries

Data Analysis

Process Improvement

Business Analysis

Inventory Management

Team Leadership


National Average

Budget Management

Customer Service

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Microsoft Office

Job Satisfaction

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


39 %
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 13%