Average Operations Manager Salary in New Zealand

NZ$78,120
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
NZ$5,126
Bonus
NZ$4,150
Commission
NZ$5,074
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Operations Manager in New Zealand is NZ$78,120.
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NZ$54k
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NZ$78k
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NZ$119k
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Salary
NZ$54k - NZ$119k
Bonus
NZ$984 - NZ$20k
Profit Sharing
NZ$1 - NZ$40k
Commission
NZ$302 - NZ$40k
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NZ$50k - NZ$118k
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What Do Operations Managers Do?

Operations Manager Tasks
  • Manage the day to day company or department operations.
  • Make personnel decisions regarding hiring, compensation, promotions, discipline and termination of operational support staff in accordance with company policies.
  • Monitor and manage operational costs.

Popular Employer Salaries for Operations Manager

The top respondents for the job title Operations Manager are from the companies Datacom, Downer EDI Rail and Fonterra. Reported salaries are highest at Downer EDI Rail where the average pay is NZ$122,829. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Fonterra, earning around NZ$96,000. Datacom pays the lowest at around NZ$90,000. KiwiRail also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying NZ$95,906.

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What Are Popular Skills for Operations Managers?

Skills in Operations Management, People Management, Leadership, Project Management and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Operations Managers?

An entry-level Operations Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$64,551 based on 49 salaries. An early career Operations Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$69,678 based on 705 salaries. A mid-career Operations Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$78,252 based on 473 salaries. An experienced Operations Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$85,534 based on 570 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$89,913.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,126 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
33.2%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
26.8%
Late Career
15.5%