Average Operations Administrator Salary

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The average salary for an Operations Administrator is $48,314.
MEDIAN $48,314
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$35k - $77k
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$302 - $5k
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$30k - $68k

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Job Description for Operations Administrator

Operations Administrator Tasks
  • Communicate about each project's status within the operations department, including to executives and program managers.
  • Assist customers and handle general inquiries.
  • Liaise with other departments and vendors to obtain and update project information or materials.
  • Coordinate project and operations audits, inventories, and shipments.
  • Schedule, track, and provide support materials for meetings and project events.

Popular Employer Salaries for Operations Administrator

The top respondents for the job title Operations Administrator are from the companies FedEx Ground, Kinder Morgan Inc. and Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Kinder Morgan Inc. where the average pay is $72,000. FedEx Ground pays the lowest at around $34,860.

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Popular Skills for Operations Administrator

Skills in Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Customer Service and Office Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Administrator

An entry-level Operations Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,873 based on 89 salaries. An early career Operations Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,382 based on 787 salaries. A mid-career Operations Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,325 based on 345 salaries. An experienced Operations Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,902 based on 290 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,099.
Employees with Operations Administrator in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (11.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (8.0% less).

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