Average Area Operations Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$78,555
Avg. Salary
$11,711
Bonus
$3,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Area Operations Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $78,555.
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MEDIAN $78,555
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Salary
$50k - $112k
Bonus
$507 - $36k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$52k - $142k

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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.

Career Paths

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Area Operations Manager
Operations Manager
Director of Operations
General / Operations Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Area Operations Manager

Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership, People Management and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Area Operations Manager

An early career Area Operations Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Area Operations Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Area Operations Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,000.
Employees with Area Operations Manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (23.9% less), Seattle, Washington (22.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (19.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
23.8%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
19.0%