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The average salary for a Business Operations Manager is $75,259.
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What Do Business Operations Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Business Operations Manager

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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 Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $124,201. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cisco Systems Inc and Amazon.com Inc, earning around $122,114 and $99,157, respectively. Old Navy pays the lowest at around $46,052. University of Miami (UM) and Dish Network Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,481 and $82,930, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Business Operations Managers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Business Operations Managers?

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 $55,128 based on 33 salaries. An early career Business Operations Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,484 based on 841 salaries. A mid-career Business Operations Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,214 based on 805 salaries. An experienced Business Operations Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,241 based on 748 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,422.
Employees with Business Operations Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (20.3% more) and New York, New York (13.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (11.0% less).

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