Average Business Operations Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Business Operations Manager is $73,587.
MEDIAN $73,587
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$45k - $120k
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$42k - $129k

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Job Description for Business Operations Manager

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.
The top respondents for the job title Business Operations Manager are from the companies Old Navy, Cisco Systems Inc and CBRE Group. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is $131,579. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc, earning around $122,242 and $99,157, respectively. Old Navy pays the lowest at around $46,052. Dish Network Corporation and CBRE Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $80,264 and $86,310, respectively.

Career Paths

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Business Operations Manager
Operations Manager
Business Manager
Director of Operations
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Business Operations Manager

Skills in Operations Management, Process Improvement, People Management, Business Analysis and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Operations Manager

An entry-level Business Operations Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,509 based on 46 salaries. An early career Business Operations Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,907 based on 880 salaries. A mid-career Business Operations Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,764 based on 835 salaries. An experienced Business Operations Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,193 based on 863 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,204.
Employees with Business Operations Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 41.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.7% more) and New York, New York (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (6.5% less) and Houston, Texas (2.2% less).

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