Business Operations Manager Salary

Cisco Systems Inc lures Business Operations Managers with larger-than-average paychecks: Business Operations Managers at this company make a median salary of $157K, much more than the $71K annually-national average for those in this area of work. Also paying near the top of the field are Intel Corporation at $143K, Microsoft Corp at $115K, and EMC Corporation, where Business Operations Managers annually earn $82K. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,994 - $122,246
$45K
$73K
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MEDIAN: $72,950
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$13.78 - $36.67
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$0$135K
Salary $44,994 - $122,246
Bonus $966 - $25,009
Profit Sharing $150.00 - $22,500
Commission $515 - $48,479
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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$41,990 - $135,044
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,473
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $13.78 - $36.67
Hourly Tips $2.21
Overtime $20.93 - $46.80
Annual Data $0$135K
Bonus $966 - $25,009
Commission $515 - $48,479
Profit Sharing $150.00 - $22,500
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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$41,990 - $135,044
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 149

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Job Description for Business Operations Manager

Business operations managers are responsible for overseeing the daily operations of a business and ensuring that everything is running smoothly. This position can be mentally demanding, as they must be able to handle any problems that arise without constant supervision.

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Business Operations Manager Tasks

  • Identify, plan and develop strategies and processes for the common daily operations of a business to ensure the financial needs and goals of a company are met.
  • Set the rules, regulations and processes for employees and participate in the financial decisions of the company.
  • Devise strategies for improvement throughout different departments such as human resources, finance, and accounting.

Common Career Paths for Business Operations Manager


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Business Operations Managers who advance into the role of a VP of Operations are fairly uncommon. VPs of Operations on average earn $124K per year. A common career progression for a Business Operations Manager is to become a Director of Operations or a Business Operations Director. Compared to Business Operations Managers, the first group earns $17K more on average, and the second group earns $18K more.

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Popular Skills for Business Operations Manager


Survey results imply that Business Operations Managers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Business Analysis, Project Management, Process Improvement, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 13 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Human Resources, Accounting, and Microsoft Word. Those familiar with Operations Management also tend to know Budget Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Operations Manager

Pay by Experience for a Business Operations Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Operations Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 547 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Operations Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 521 salaries. An experienced Business Operations Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 492 salaries. A Business Operations Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 194 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,441

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

Business Operations Managers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 49 percent. Business Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+42 percent), Boston (+31 percent), Austin (+28 percent), and Washington (+25 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Atlanta. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Portland (7 percent less) and Denver (4 percent less).

Business Operations Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Business Operations Manager?

Business Operations Manager in Owosso:
"Great Experience!"
Pros: I enjoy building up a new/small business. It is very fulfilling to see hrad work and aspersions come to fruition.
Cons: It is difficult for anyone to deal with rejection and is not easy to realize they ultimately rejecting the company not you as a person. Although with people skills they could be rejecting you as well.

Business Operations Manager in Minneapolis:
"My position aligns with my future growth."
Pros: Perks, work flexibility, Variation of work, hub of information, communication, part of leadership.
Cons: Not being on-site to hear "hallway" conversations as well as building virtual relationships. My team is offshore and I'm unable to travel there to meet them in person.

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Key Stats for Business Operations Manager

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 253 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Business Operations Manager Salaries

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National Average
$73,000

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Skills That Affect Business Operations Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 253 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 14%
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