Average Area Operations Manager Salary

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The average salary for an Area Operations Manager is $65,514.
MEDIAN $65,514
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$46k - $104k
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$685 - $18k
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$44k - $116k

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Job Description for Area Operations Manager

Area Operations Manager Tasks
  • Direct, review, and manage daily operations and staff, including all reporting.
  • Monitor processes and budgets to reduce waste and increase efficiency.
  • Support sales efforts and outreach by establishing and maintaining external relations.
  • Establish and monitor staffing mix, goals, and effects on budgets.
The top respondents for the job title Area Operations Manager are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, AT&T Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at AT&T Inc. where the average pay is $105,004. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Denny's and Taco Bell Corporation, earning around $71,000 and $63,871, respectively. Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches pays the lowest at around $50,500. Dave & Buster's Restaurants and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,116 and $52,531, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Area Operations Manager

Skills in Operations Management, Team Leadership, People Management and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Area Operations Manager

An entry-level Area Operations Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,329 based on 176 salaries. An early career Area Operations Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,716 based on 509 salaries. A mid-career Area Operations Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,523 based on 469 salaries. An experienced Area Operations Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,258 based on 544 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,559.
Employees with Area Operations Manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.5% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (9.6% less), Dallas, Texas (3.5% less) and Columbus, Ohio (2.0% less).

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