Average Operations Manager Salary

$64,815
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,015
Bonus
$6,079
Commission
$3,063
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Operations Manager is $64,815.
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$41k
MEDIAN
$65k
90%
$103k
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Salary
$41k - $103k
Bonus
$593 - $16k
Profit Sharing
$82 - $15k
Commission
$788 - $24k
Total Pay
$37k - $107k
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What Do Operations Managers Do?

Operations Manager Tasks
  • Manage the day to day company or department operations.
  • Make personnel decisions regarding hiring, compensation, promotions, discipline and termination of operational support staff in accordance with company policies.
  • Monitor and manage operational costs.

Job Satisfaction for Operations Manager

3.9 out of 5
(10,109)
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The top respondents for the job title Operations Manager are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, FedEx Ground and Federal Express Corporation (FedEx). Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $82,616. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) and Target Corporation, earning around $73,254 and $72,431, respectively. FedEx Ground pays the lowest at around $51,178. CVS / Pharmacy and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $53,458 and $63,486, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Operations Managers?

Skills in Operations Management, People Management, Leadership and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Operations Managers?

An entry-level Operations Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,524 based on 975 salaries. An early career Operations Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,334 based on 15,865 salaries. A mid-career Operations Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,278 based on 13,125 salaries. An experienced Operations Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,553 based on 15,144 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,319.
Employees with Operations Manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 11.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (5.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 54,494 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
29.1%
Mid Career
24.1%
Experienced
27.8%
Late Career
17.2%